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Helping Us All

Guest post by Cassie Stocks There are times when things become overwhelming for each of us, times when sickness seems to be who we are, rather than something we have, times when caring for others leaves us nothing for ourselves. The … Continue reading

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Alberta Caregivers Association – A Helping Hand for Helping Hands

Guest post by Rick Lauber We don’t always think about those who help others requiring help themselves. Caregivers – or those who help tend to the needs of aging parents, friends, spouses or partners – certainly fall into this category. … Continue reading

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Disneyland Proves to Be My Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Most children have a lifetime to live and grow to build their wishes and achieve all their dreams. Some children’s dreams, regrettably, come with an expiry date due to a chronic or life-threatening illness. Those children do not have the … Continue reading

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Memory

Guest post by Alison Clarke My godmother died of Alzheimer’s disease, so the Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories is dear to my heart. My godmother, Mummio, was a vibrant woman, and the disease took that away, bit by bit, … Continue reading

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Rainbows and Wishes…

Guest post by Kat Flannery I have three boys, fifteen, thirteen and ten, and so this post is very personal to me. I support many charities—those I feel are making a difference—and the Rainbow Society is one of them. Because I … Continue reading

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A Helping Hand for a Helping Hand

Guest post by Shannon Raelynn I am really looking forward to being a part of the Authors for Altruism Charity Book Sale. The selected charities, Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories and The Rainbow Society of Alberta are such wonderful … Continue reading

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Rainbow Society Of Alberta

Guest post by Christine Falk I have been blessed in my life to have healthy children, now adults, and to have never needed to think of my child’s life in terms of limited time or to think of their health in … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope

Guest post by Linda J. Pedley The room is quiet as you enter. The glow of late afternoon sunshine streams through the open curtains, warming the otherwise neutral room. Several gold framed photographs line the top of a high dresser, the … Continue reading

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No Escape From Alzheimer’s Disease

Guest post by Kenna McKinnon A young neighbor of mine is a friend and single mom whose mother has Alzheimer’s disease. Her mother doesn’t know her own daughter anymore nor recognizes that she has a new grandson. I saw a photo … Continue reading

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Granting Wishes – A Blessing

Guest post by Mandy Eve-Barnett As an ex nurse, I know only too well the value of hope for patients, especially children. Children may be told what will happen to them but the actuality of the treatments can be frightening and … Continue reading

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