May 30, 2016

Topanga Tim's Survival Tips— Keeping Medical Information Handy on a Flash Drive

 The beach calls to Summit Sally and she loves the peace and quiet of jogging alone along the shore. Sadly, she had a medical mishap the other day and the paramedics were called. Fortunately, she had ID in her pocket and a “flash drive” attached to her keys labeled “Medical Directives.” This valuable tool not only contained the name of her doctors and medications, but included a copy of her “Advanced Health Care Directive” and the very important “HIPAA R… [Read More...]

Treasured Moments

 “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” —Dr. Seuss The past year has been a roller coaster for me, both in terms of emotions and life events. When I go through challenging times, I look for the life lessons, the experiences that I can take away from the moment to reassure myself that sometimes things do happen for a reason or to help us in some way. The past few months, have been filled with c… [Read More...]

Living Well—Human Raindrop

 A few weeks ago, I walked into the Woodland Hills Library looking for a movie and left with a real gem. The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet is the story of a ten-year-old boy’s intrepid trek from his family’s ranch in the Rockies to the Smithsonian Institute, while pulling his dead brother’s wagon with a suitcase in it. He is on a mission. He must complete the journey in time for an award dinner being given in ho… [Read More...]