I know you retired from performing
in 2002 and now are a practicing
hypnotherapist. What caused the
change in your career?
I had been in show business for
nearly 55 years, since I was five
years old. I wanted to do something
else and hypnotism was a lifelong
explore the evolution of that
transition in your book. What
made you decide to write it?
HR: I had
been asked many times over the years
if I would write an autobiography,
and I really did not have any
interest because they were
stressing, “Tell us all about sex,
drugs, and rock and roll” so to
speak. That was not really my life.
But, I was
already doing the hypnotherapy and I
was living on Norfolk Island when I
got a call from the hospital saying
that the psychiatrist was visiting
and he wanted to meet me before he
referred patients to me...read more
Finding Support for Hereditary Neuropathy
By Trish Hughes Kreis
Hereditary neuropathy is a group
of disorders affecting the peripheral nervous system
(sensory and/or motor functions) and is passed down
through families. There are hereditary
neuropathic disorders affecting only the sensory
functions or only the motor functions but there are
also hereditary neuropathic disorders affecting both
sensory and motor functions. The most common
hereditary neuropathy, which affects both sensory
and motor functions, is Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT),
named after the three doctors who discovered it...read more
Coots and the Christmas Gulls
By Marky J. Olson
That’s my dad with his
beautiful snow-white curls framed by the lake. He
still knows me, but the last stroke left him in a
wheelchair, in an adult family home, and with dementia.
His love of 65 years has been gone for almost two years
Your mother was just
here and I wish she would stay. She just won’t settle
The Legal Issues Behind Caregiving
Establishing a precedent when it comes to the care of a loved one is essential, especially with the legal aspects of finances and health care. Here are some points to consider when taking control over the legal responsibilities for your relative in need of care...read
Does anyone have information about how to pay for hearing
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won't pay and they can't afford them. Some people are living
in nursing facilities and lose them and replacement is too
expensive. Also, the batteries run out and constant
replacement is too difficult--especially if they have
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