Love’s Great Challenge
Oct31

Love’s Great Challenge

  Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient By David Buice   Though there are rewards for caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, including deepening bonds of compassion and love, providing this care impacts every aspect of the caregiver’s life. A person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s can live up to 20 years, and as the disease progresses and the patient loses one ability after another, it’s essential that you, the caregiver, maintain your own...

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Silent Type
Oct31

Silent Type

  Understanding symptoms, treatments, and types of diabetes By David Buice   Diabetes, a disease afflicting over 30 million Americans, occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose gives your body energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone produced in the pancreas, helps glucose move from your bloodstream into your body’s cells to produce energy. Unfortunately, sometimes the body...

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Empty Nest
Oct31

Empty Nest

    By Mimi Greenwood Knight   How to adjust when it’s time for them to leave Something happens to me each day at about three in the afternoon. I suddenly panic, thinking I forgot to pick the kids up from school. Then I realize “the kids” are down to one and that beautiful boy got his license and car this summer. He’s not waiting for me in the school carline. He’s pulling out of the parking lot with a cute blonde in the passenger seat...

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An Autumn Assortment
Oct31

An Autumn Assortment

TIPS & TRICKS These three recipes make for a great three-course dinner for your next gathering! All the recipes come together in a little over two hours of cooking time, plus dessert can cook while you eat the main course.     Pumpkin Sage Fettuccine Alfredo Serves: 4 Time: 30 minutes   1 pound fettuccine 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 cups low-fat milk 2...

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Life Among the Mountains
Oct31

Life Among the Mountains

  Lodgepole Retreat, near Allenspark, Colorado   PROJECT BY AND COURTESY OF Arch11 Photos by Raul Garcia BUILT by J.A. LONG CONSTRUCTION COMPANY About the architects: Founded in 1993, Arch11 is recognized for precision, craft, and a modern sensibility that anchors buildings to their sites, heightening the experience of materials and place. They design solutions specific to place, purpose, and client, and are continuous learners,...

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