Debra Faye Tockerman

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I’m lucky to get help in caring for my father. But many families of dementia patients can no longer cope

My father once had a set of glistening pearly whites, which he would jokingly refer to as his “Hollywood teeth”. Similarly, in keeping with his idea of how “a gentleman should present himself”, he took pride in shaving twice a day.<p>In many ways, hygiene and propriety were mutually inclusive for my …

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How To Decorate With Antiques (Without Turning Your Home Into A Museum)

There's a fine line between kitschy and curated.<p>Save for our minimalist friends in Scandinavia, many designers live by the principle of layering. But when it comes to adding antiques into the mix, it takes some skill. According to Rebecca Robertson, an interior designer and co-author of "Collected: …

Amazon Marks 20th Anniversary With “Prime Day,” Its Answer To Black Friday

Black Friday, the annual shopping extravaganza which brought in more than $1.5 billion in online sales alone last November, is arguably the single most important day for retailers in the U.S. Now Amazon wants to steal its thunder with Prime Day.<p>The e-commerce giant announced that it will mark its …

Negative Future Perception and the Vicious Cycle of Depression

Though the future is impossible to predict, it is easy to imagine.<p>This is the heart of depression in a theory devised by Ann Marie Roepke and Martin …

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