The Family That Prays and Plays Together

They say the family that prays together stays together. In the case of the Harden family, you can say the family that prays together and plays together stays together. However you describe this South Georgia renaissance family, you can count on faith, fitness, and education also playing a key role. Sam and Clark Harden met at Valdosta State University, where she was working toward a … Continue reading The Family That Prays and Plays Together

Alzheimer’s: Progressive Stages and Homecare

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that impairs the memory and other crucial mental functions. In the U.S., 5.5 million people are estimated to have the disease; 5.3 million of those are 65 and older, according to statistics from Alzheimer’s News Today. Common symptoms include memory loss and confusion. While no cure for this debilitative disease exists, some medications and management strategies may offer improvement in … Continue reading Alzheimer’s: Progressive Stages and Homecare

Coping With an Empty Nest

Every parent wants nothing more than see their child grow up and become independent. However, when your last child has finally left the house, there can be a host of mixed emotions. Some parents are relieved to finally have the house to themselves and have one less mouth to feed. Others feel an intense sadness at the departure of their child. This sadness is known … Continue reading Coping With an Empty Nest

4 Common Pool Myths Exposed

Picture this childhood memory: It’s a perfect, hot summer day, and you’ve just come inside for lunch after swimming all morning. After devouring your favorite meal — a nice PB&J with a bag of chips — you’re ready to continue sharpening your cannonball technique. Your mom always said you have to wait at least 30 minutes before swimming after you eat. Moms are always right, … Continue reading 4 Common Pool Myths Exposed

Hospice of South Georgia

Hospice Home-Care Team      Hospice care came to Valdosta in 1987 when a small group of volunteers developed a passion and vision to bring comfort and dignity to life’s final journey. These individuals began this endeavor inside a janitor’s closet down in the basement of the hospital. As the good word of hospice spread through the community, Hospice of South Georgia blossomed to become … Continue reading Hospice of South Georgia