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Chiropractic – NO Snap, Crackle, Pop!

Caregivers, think of all those times when lift your Caree, reach for something down on the floor and feel that gentle twinge in your neck and spine?  Well then join us on Wednesday May 20th on Health Café LIVE at 7:00 pm (EDT) as we visit with  Dr. Nevin Grushka.  Dr. Grushka is an Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractor focusing on the structure, function and bio-mechanics of the upper cervical spine.  To put it simply, when our head and spine are not in aliment, our entire body is out of whack!

On Wednesday’s show, we will visit with  Dr. Grushka about  the Atlas Orthogonal system and why there is no snap, crackle and pop to this important Chiropractic realignment procedure. You’ll feel better just by listening to the show!   Tune in and learn how Dr. Grushka is creating  Healing Ties all around us!

To listen live at 7pm (ED) on Health Cafe Live, simply click here! 

Cannot listen live…No Worries!! Healing Ties is available on  demand on our iHeart Radio channel by clicking here. 

Healing Ties is also available in the United Kingdom on UK Health Radio by clicking here! 



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Eliminating Limited Beliefs On Aging: Your Second Fifty!

 Eliminating Limiting Beliefs On Aging!

Join us on Wednesday, March 25th at 7 pm EST on HealthCafeLive.com as we welcome author, film producer and public speaker, Frank Moffatt to Healing Ties Radio. Frank is an international best-selling author, motivational speaker, lifestyle coach and founder of the educational community, “Your Second Fifty”  – dedicated to holistically improving the lives of people in their second fifty.   From his #1 International Best Seller – Your Second Fifty ~ Rising Above the Myths of Aging! To his documentary of the same name, Frank is relentless when it comes to assisting those in their second fifty, live their remaining years positively, productively, happy and healthy.

 Listen in and learn how Frank Moffatt is creating Healing Ties all around us!

To listen live at 7:00 pm (EST) simply click here!  to access our show on Health Cafe Live.com.

Not available to listen live?  NO WORRIES!!!  Healing Ties is available ON DEMAND on our iHeart Channel by clicking here! 


 Interested in being a guest on the show…Advertising packages? Contact me direct at chris@thepurplejacket.com



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The Eden Alternative: Seven Domains of Well-Being

Join us on Wednesday, March 4th  at 7 pm EST on HealthCafeLive.com as we welcome Lisa Kendall from Crossroads Counseling & Consulting to our show. Our popular culture’s notion of     success seems to focus on how much money we make, how busy we are, and how healthy and slim our bodies feel.  Caring for a loved on who is ill, and coping with life after Caregiving may bring us to a different frame of mind, one where we confront the reality of aging and changing abilities  while seeking to understand the deeper lessons of life and love.  Join Lisa and Chris as we explore The Eden Alternatives seven domains of well-being how you can use them as a guide to greater satisfaction, no matter where you are on your life and Caregiving journey. Lisa Kendall is someone who is creating “Healing Ties” all around us!

To listen live at 7:00 pm simply click here! 

No available to listen live?  NO WORRIES!  Healing Ties is available ON Demand on our iHeart Channel by clicking here! 






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Answers for Elders on Healing Ties Radio

Join us on Wednesday, January 28th  at 7 pm EST on HealthCafeLive.com as we welcome   Suzanne Perkins-Newman and Diane Rossow from Answers for Elders.  Finding trusted resources can be one of the most difficult components a family Caregiver faces on a daily basis.  But what if there was one website that could connected you to trusted professionals that was developed by a family caregiver,  for the family caregiver?  That website is already here! Answers for Elders.com is all about empowering family Caregivers, and is the ultimate source for navigating senior care to help family Caregivers manage their day!  Listen in and learn how  Answers for Elders.com is creating ‘Healing Ties’ all around us!

To listen live on Health Cafe LIVE.com simply click here!

Can’t listen live?  NO WORRIES!!!  Healing Ties is available on demand on our iHeart Radio channel by clicking here! Healing_Ties_Jan28_2015




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Life AFTER Caregiving




Join us on Wednesday, January 21st at 7 pm EST on HealthCafeLive.com as we welcome back, by popular demand, Adrienne Gruberg from The Caregiver Space! Let’s face it, life AFTER caregiving is an adjustment. Not only are their legal issues to consider, there is also the task of getting back to life, a life that is different from what we once knew. On Wednesday, Adrienne and I will share our experience of adjusting to live AFTER Caregiving; the grieving process,  reentering life and beginning again. This will be an upbeat conversation with tools you can use in order to create Healing Ties all around you!

To listen LIVE at 7:00 pm click here!

Cannot listen live?  NO WORRIES!  Healing Ties is available ON DEMAND on our iHeart Radio Channel by clicking here!



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It Is All About Family

Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.  Michael J. Fox

Healing Ties Radio show kicks off our first show of the year on Wednesday evening with a conversation about Family.  We will visit with all five of my siblings and their spouses and we talk about parenting, grand kids and most importantly, bonds that we create and show with our family and friends, especially as we age.  We will be debuting our new feature, ‘The Motivational Minute with Judy Ryan from Life Work Systems and of course, our Healing Ties Juke Box will be playing a special tune half way through the show!

To listen to the show live at 7:00 pm on Health Cafe LIVE, simply click here! 

Cannot listen live? NO WORRIES…All of our shows are available ON DEMAND on our Healing Ties iHeart Channel by simply clicking here! 






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Washing Away 2014 With One Last Toast

When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget.  Helen Hunt Jackson


New Years Eve Toast 2013. Photo Credit: Carline Jean Sun-Sentinel

Last week during the Christmas holiday, we took a drive down memory lane and visited all the beautiful lights on Ocean Drive in Palm Beach and Broward County.  The outpouring of support from those two blog post is most appreciate.

As we move into the New Year, I do not want to forget about 2014, but I do want to wash it away.  Healing and grieving is different for everyone who has gone through the loss of a loved one.  Grieving would not be hard if love was not involved. Healing would be next to impossible without family and friends like you!

This year, I have decided not to make any new year resolutions, but rather to make some new year commitments.  In 2015, I will commit to taking better care of myself, including my physical, emotional, spiritual and financial self.  There is no secret weapon or path to accomplish this; taking better care of myself is something that is important to my healing process.   Caregivers understand that the last person who gets care, is the Caregiver.  Now, it is time for me to embark on a new caregiving role; caring for myself.

In 2015, I will continue to advocate for Caregivers and their Caree’s through my new radio show, Healing TiesTieHands on Health Cafe Life.com and iHeart Radio.  Our downloadshow on iHeart is listed under the Health section and there are already 10 shows up for you to listen to by simply clicking here!   (Listen in and be sure to click on the heart!)  I will keep blogging on ‘The Purple Jacket’ as this spot is reserved for TLO and all of our friends and followers who have been supportive over WholeCareNetworkthe years.  Early in 2015, I will introduce a new website, Healing Ties which will feature information about the radio show while introducing you to the Whole Care Network.  The new site is still in the development process, but you can take a quick look at the new website by clicking here!  Your feedback and opinion on the new website is most appreciated!  Our new website will highlight the Whole Care Network  which will be a bevy of referrals and references to help you create Healing Ties in your life and in your community.

There are three eBooks in the works and one major book, about our caregiving story, ‘In Sickness and In Health: A Couple’s Final Journey’ is in the works, too. image004Early in 2015 you’ll see posting about group cruises for Caregivers, especially for those Caregivers who have lost a spouse or a partner.  It is time for us to come together in celebration, in care, in commitment and in love, to support and be there for each other. There are some other exciting opportunities that are presenting themselves as we move forward in 2015, I will be sure to keep you in the loop! It is going to be a busy year with workshops and presentations across the country: remember I am making a new year commitment,  not a new year resolution!

IMG_47020763026057 I do not have any fancy words or sage advice today, that’s never been our style here on The Purple Jacket; I simply write from the aspect of love, care and commitment which seems to fit just fine.  As I wash away 2014, I toast you, and thank you for being with us on this journey.  One thing this past year has taught me is to live in the moment: Funny TLO used to tell me that all the time!  So as we bring in the new year, I am thankful for the love that we shared, thankful for the life with TLO, and ready and willing to move forward, just as he wanted me to do.


“I love the photo that includes your rear view mirror – you brought your past into the present last night.” Denise Brown from Aftergiving.com

I leave you with this wonderful quote  brought to you by my good friend, Denise Brown from Caregiving.com and Aftergiving.com ” I love the photo that includes your rear view mirror–you brought your past into the present last night.” I did not get the symbolism of this picture until Denise pointed it out to me, I am so thankful to Denise for her insight! Why? Because, I never want to forget about the past, yet life moves forward, not back.  Love is what shapes us: Love will never be washed away! 

Blessed and Happy New Year to you and your family! 



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Creating The Life You Love

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. Mother Teresa

Join us Wednesday, December 17th at 7:00 pm (est) on Health Cafe Live for a conversation with nationally recognized and award-winning speaker, Judy Ryan.
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Judy Ryan

Judy is the founder of Life Work Systems and has been delivering personal and professional development services since 1999.
LifeWork_Logo_PRINT On Wednesday’s episode of Healing Ties, Judy Ryan and I will be discussing the topic of Creating the Life You Love because there is nothing more important than enjoying the life we have, whether at work, at home, at school, in our communities, and with those we have, no matter what circumstances we face.  This topic is timely for anyone listening, especially our Caregivers.  As Judy says: “Now, you (Caregivers) are a group that knows what is really important and you are hungry to enjoy living into your most loving, expanded human potential.”
To listen live at 7:00 pm (est) simply follow this link to Health Cafe LIVE W4HCPROOF3
Cannot listen live?  NO WORRIES!  Healing Ties in ON DEMAND at iHeart Radio by clicking on the iHeart Icon download
TieHands ‘Healing Ties’ is a radio show about your Health, Happiness and Prosperity, hosted by Chris MacLellan, ‘The Bow-Tie-Guy.’  Interested in being a sponsor of the show, contact Chris at TheBowTieGuy@HealingTies.com.  Healing Ties is apart of  the Whole Care Network

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A Whole Heap of Goodness on Healing Ties Radio

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy

If you are like me and million of others, you have a life long dream, a passion that you want to follow? Then join us on Wednesday, December 10th at 7 pm EST on Health Cafe LIVE for a conversation with Author, TV Chef, and Entrepreneur Chad Thilborger for a conversation about living your dream. Chad is not only living his dream, Chad is changing lives and creating ‘Healing Ties’ all around us! And Chad just might have a few recipe tips and home business ideas to share with us on Wednesday! This is A Whole Heap of Goodness you don’t want to miss!
Can’t listen live…NO WORRIES! Healing Ties is On Demand on iHeart Radio by clicking here! 



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Don’t Worry, Be Happy and The Law of Attraction: Healing Ties Radio

By the Law of Attraction you summon the Energy through you, and that is what life is. Ester Hicks

Join us LIVE on Wednesday, for “Healing Tie” radio at 7:00pm on Health Cafe LIVE as The Bow Tie Guy engages with life enthusiast, Betty Rosse on Abraham – Hicks theory of ‘The Law of Attraction.’ Remember the song, ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’…well that describes our guest Betty Rosse! Can’t listen live…NO WORRIES! You can listen to Healing Ties on demand at iHeart Radio!

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