Wisdom for Life

wisdom webBelow are some of the proverbs of Solomon, son of David, King of Israel (Proverbs 1:1)

Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding (3:13)
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. (22:1)
Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. (13:20)
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid. (12:1)

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Devi Adult Day Services Is the Best of Both Worlds

devi services webSeniors, who want to remain home yet enjoy the care and programming found in adult day services, will love Devi. Devi Adult Day Services is a licensed, affordable community based center for seniors who can benefit from time spent out of their homes. There, they can safely mingle with other seniors to form friendships and participate in therapeutic exercises to keep their minds and bodies sharp.

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Happenings in Lehigh Valley - Spring 2019

networkingMaxim Healthcare Services has been approved as a home healthcare provider for the Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation, or Federal Black Lung Program, within the Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Workers Compensation Programs (OWCP).
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New Transportation Option Available For Seniors

bus boarding sseniors webThe Lehigh Valley ranks high on quality of life issues for both young families and seniors, but one gripe persists – transportation. Whether it is public transport, ride sharing programs or even mobile phone apps like Uber, transportation consistently falls well short of demand. Recently, a new option has emerged for families who care for seniors living at home -- PA Transportation Services.

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Big Band and Swing Era

glenn miller webBig Band and Swing Music
Big band music is simply music played by a big band, which is typically an ensemble of a dozen or more musicians with the melody carried by woodwinds (sax, clarinet) and brass (trumpet, trombone), a piano and a rhythm section of bass and drums.
Swing is a form of jazz with a heavy emphasis on danceable rhythms. By the late 30’s/early 40’s it had become the dominant style of Western popular music.

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Spring Cleaning with Eternal Meaning

man at beach webAh, it’s finally spring! According to Lord Tennyson, “In the Spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” For some women, their thoughts heavily turn to spring cleaning and flowing Honey-do lists.

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a way to clean the house just one time and have it remain clean forever? Don’t get excited; I don’t have such a solution. I do, however, have a solution to a problem that is far more important, and that will last forever.

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