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Page 18Senior Times - January 2019From The269.781.4251879 E Michigan Ave, Marshall, MI 49068 www.MedilodgeofMarshall.comMy Senate District covers Barry, Calhoun, and Ionia counties, and I also am working on behalf of the people of Michigan, and will contin- ue to uphold the office with integrity just as you gave me the opportuni- ty to do in the Michigan House of Representatives the past four years.and improving Michigan’s roads by using creative techniques to increase roadway life.Explore An AlternativeMany caregivers resist the advice to take regular breaks. Why? Because getting help with caregiving can be more of an emotional decision than a rational one.4. Combine paid services with help from friends, family, and volunteers. Generally, the cost for maintainingor improving your health is worth it. Find volunteer programs that offer companionship programs to supple- ment time needed for regular breaks.; Smaller, homelike setting; Minimum of 1 staff to 7 residents ; State licensed; Recognized, reputable communitypartner in Battle Creek for 33 years;1. Accept that you’ll feel guilty. It’s normal... because you care. Guilt is never going to disappear. Don’tlet this stop you from taking regular breaks; it is the best way to maintain your overall health.Let us help you piece together the puzzle after sudden illness or injury.It is an honor to serve as your newly-elected 19th District State Senator and all of the citizens of our great state of Michigan.I can assure you that I will uphold the principles that you voted for when you elected me to office, including finding creative ways to lower healthcare costs; lowering auto insurance prices; supporting fiscally-responsible state government with a long-term vision in mind;Recover. Rejuvenate . Revitalize . Return Home .Bringing New Life to Senior Living“What I love about my job at Brookdale is that I am able to be a part of so many families. When we havea new resident join us, it is just expanding on the community we have created here and growing the bond shared by family that has seen fit to call our Brookdale their home.” – Kurt Schroeder, Executive DirectorOur ServicesAssisted Living | Specialized Memory Care Respite | On-Site Physical & Occupational TherapyBrookdale Battle CreekAssisted Living Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care 191 Lois Drive, Battle Creek, MI 49015-7933 Main 269-979-7781 | Fax 269-979-1514 brookdale.comBROOKDALE® is a trademark ofBrookdale Senior Living Inc., Nashville, TN, USA.Have you been told that your loved one needs nursing home care ?; Respite care options ; End of life careAll inclusive rates: meals, laundry, transportation,medication management, activities and moreMy focus is on problem-solving and I am working hard to get things accomplished in Michigan.Contact Renee Kelly (269) 964-8292 www.CretsingerCareHomes.comSPECIALISTS IN HEARING CAREYou Deserve The Best... You Want Our Personalized, Affordable Care6. Be creative when introducing the hired caregiver. You could intro- duce the person as your helper around the house, which can lead to you leaving to run “errands.”We Participate With Most InsurancesHAPPY NEW YEAR!Bring in this ad and receive $10 off a box of batteries. OFFER EXPIRES: 01-31-19Over 29 years serving our community! Locally owned & operated business. It makes a difference when you invest in locally owned businesses!NEW YEAR GREETINGS! From Dash & Sven Experience: Combined 50 Years In The Hearing Industry  Professionalism: We Offer ComprehensiveAudiologic & Hearing Aid Services New Technology: Our Audiologists Are Experts In The Latest Digital Hearing Aids Service & Follow-Up: We Offer A 60 Day Trial& Offer Up To 3 Years Warranty On All InstrumentsOur Friendly Knowledgeable Staff Will Help You Make An Informed Decision On Your Hearing Care Needs!Certi ed Audiologists: Paja Dickenson, MA, CCC-A  Edward J.Szumowski, Au.D  Hanna Klingaman, Au.Dbattlecreekhearingaids.com269-979-64553566 Capital Ave SW • Battle Creek (One Mile South Of 1-94)269-953-1120300 Meadow Run Drive Suite 3 • Hastings, MIFollow us on FacebookWalk-In Service Always Welcome For Cleaning & Repairs | Mon-Fri 9am - 5pmSTATE CAPITOLState Sen. John Bizon, M.D., District 19NEWLY-ELECTED HELLOFor those of you who don’t know me outside of state government, here’s a little about my background: I earned a bachelor of science from Michigan State University and a medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine. My residency took place at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Texas.I’d like to continue to hearyour voices, your opinions, andyour thoughts on ways to improve Michigan. If you have any questions, comments or concerns that I may be able to help you with as your state senator, please contact my office so we may better serve as your voice in Lansing.I am an ear, nose and throat-oto- laryngologist in Battle Creek, and I’m married to Deborah. We have four adult children and six grand- children. Debbie and I belong to the Catholic Church community, includ- ing the Battle Creek St. Philip and St. Joseph churches over the past 25 years.Contact Sen. John Bizon, M.D. Office: 201 Townsend Street, Suite 3400, Lansing, MI, 48933. Mailing Address: Senator John Bizon, M.D., P.O. Box 30036, Lansing, MI, 48909 Phone: (517) 373-2426How Caregivers CanTake Care of ThemselvesBy: Sherii Sherban, PublisherThe secret to surviving long-term caregiving is to pace yourself and rest when you’re tired. Being constantly exhausted and severely stressed caus- es significant health’re getting replenished.3. Start before you really need it.2. Don’t ask your senior for per- mission. When seniors refuse, they’re not thinking of your needs and are often not considering their own true needs either. That’s why you needto make the decision, regardless of objections. What matters most is that they’re safe and well cared for while5. Check in to know that your older adult is well cared for. You might be afraid or nervous to leave your older adult with a stranger or a family member with limited experi- ence. Ask the caregiver to leave notes about the day.Fax: (517) 373-2964It may take a while to find the right person. It will help reduce stress and make adjustments more comfortable.

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