The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 7, 1997 · Page 1110
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NC THE PALM BEACH POST SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1997 11D rALT.i ciacii ccuriTY uvi?:a 1998 City Calendar ... 9 Year after year, Santa never lets me down Spring 98 Bleyle TRUNK SHOW Palm Beach Monday December 8 U ; i N V 1 V When I was about 8, my younger brother started to tell me he didn't believe in Santa Claus anymore. I covered my ears and ran from the room, screaming. Yet he had planted the seeds of doubt. By age 10, I suspected that (even with the aid of magic dust) going up and down every chimney i the free world must take a great deal of time. Figuring five minutes per chimney at the very least, I Mf orked out a simple multiplication problem based on the estimated number of chimneys in Milwaukee alone. Things did not look good. J "But Dad couldn't possibly have enough money to buy toys for all four of us kids," I thought He's always saying he's broke." i So my faith in Dad never having enough money to buy things f(ir his children kept my hope alive fpr years. Then I got married. ! "Uh-oh," I thought "If Dad has been playing Santa, this is gbing to be a rotten Christmas for gifts. Dad's in Wisconsin and I'm here in Florida and even if Dad can afford presents, he certainly can't afford presents and plane fare." I But on Christmas morning, there were plenty of presents from Santa under the tree. Now I'm 46. "That's pretty old," I tell myself. "Even if there is a Santa, he can't go around bringing presents to people this old. Even Santa has to draw the line STEUBEN Timeless-Elegant-American A tour of West Rtlrn Becck .trvUcapn anJ their botanical references. City of West Rim 'si t 'Ha--' i $f Mi in '4,1. A -:'-. mi . I I . i 'I ii iK &15JJ 4l : Council can resolve nursing-home concerns '1 '1 , 1 By LINDA STURGILL Special to The Palm Beach Post Question: My mother-in-law is in a nursing home in northern Palm Beach County. I recently visited her with my husband and found the facility adequately clean and running efficiently despite the grumbling from my mother-in-law that they don't feed her and bathe her. I realize that this could be her perception of things; however, it did get me to thinking about what I would do if I found the inadequacies to be true. Can you offer some information about where I would go should I need to lodge a complaint against a nursing home? Answer: The Long Term Care Ombudsman Council investigates and resolves complaints made by and on behalf of residents in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. CalenJar Signing at Clematis Backstage with artist, Kellan Ives. December 9, 1997 6:00-7:30pm Clematu Street Books 0riinal 0n M Beack 561659-8007. i . ' ;i!J ! ',Vi s erapy- A Bleyle representative will be available to assist you with your selections. kreuftter 301 Worth Avenue Palm Beach 561-655-6700 Save like never before! r sf r 1-95 ; k, 2 & Okaichobae SiW. ' Deb Welky Out of My Head somewhere." I started to worry that 45 was the cut-off. Then, last weekend, Christmas came early. Mark took me to Georgia to see the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens re-create ghostly scenes from A Christmas Carol. Dickens arrived in a horse-drawn carriage to the sound of bugles. He was wearing a top hat and tails. He cavorted around the dining room first as Scrooge, then as Marley, then as Fezziwig, then as The Ghost of Things to Come. A dinner was served featuring the traditional Dickens family recipes . . . right down to the plum pudding. After the show, Gerald Charles Dickens sat at a writing desk in the next room and chatted with me as he autographed the books I'd brought from home. I was so excited I could barely stand up. "Mark," I asked later. "How did you manage all this?" "Me?" he asked. "Oh, no. This was a gift from Santa." ERE TO TURN It performs annual inspections and conducts workshops for residents and family members, staff and community agencies and other interested parties. Call 837-5038. Where to Turn is provided by Center for Information and Crisis Services. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive directory of community resources, and it is recognized that in some given instances more than one agency provides assistance for a given problem. If you want to know more about where to turn for help with a particular need, or know someone else who does, call CenterLine at 930-1234. Soroptimist International Club of the Palm Beaches. To order call 965-6391. Association For Abused Women and Children, Inc., 2549 North Dixie ' Highway, Lake Worth, presents, "Autos For Abused". Donate your unwanted car to help an abused woman and her children start a new life. Call 586-1888 for more information. Third Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Boca Raton Museum of Art, looking for golfers of all ages to participate. Event will be held Dec. 8 at Polo Trace Golf Club in Delray 1 Beach, 7:30 a.m. continental breakfst served, tee off time 8:30 a.m. The format is modified four person scramble. Cost: $ 1 75 per person. Call 392-2500 to reserve your spot. A NIGHT AT THE OPERA!, Gala Concert event to benefit deHoernle Alzheimer's Pavilion, Dec. 13, 7p.m. at the Morikami Museum, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Featuring Tenor Maestro Franco Marini and Soprano Cecelia Bertling. Cost: $ 100 per person. Call: (954) 776-1999 for more information. Aleph Institute is seeking donations ol cars, houses, or yachts. Free towing. Any condition accepted. Donation is tax deductible. Call 1800-546-AUT0(2886). menus Oven roasted chicken wgravy Garlic mashed potatoes Mixed vegetables Wheat breadmargarine Banana Milk VIM i n m j iiuiuu- Benefits I -S3 umtt-'' 1 4 I IGHTING FOR I ESS mm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mm mmmm We are a brand new type of lighting showroom. By acquiring closeouts, cancellations, and overruns from some of the leading lighting manufacturers throughout the world, we offer new merchandise at up to 50 and more off retail prices. C$J2 1997 or 1998 Discount Entertainment Book, Proceeds to Benefit Charities FAU Future Health Care Executives. Cost: $35. Call 367-3208. GFWC West Palm Beach Junior Women's Club. Cost: $35. Call 968-6426 or 642-7474. Reform Temple of Boynton Beach. Cost: $35. Call 369-5490. Council of Catholic Women of Holy Name of Jesus Church, West Palm Beach. Cost: $35. Call 683-8187 or 683-4 153. Temple Beth Tikvah, 4550 Jog Road, Greenacres. Cost: $35. Call 965-5092 or 967-4680. Temple Israel, 1901 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Call 833-8421. Temple Beth El, 2815 N. Flagler Dirve, West Palm Beach. Call 833-0339. Fight For Sight League of South Palm Beach County, 14255 C Nesting Way, Delray Beach. Call 498-8413. Duncan Theatre, PBCC, 4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth. Call 439-8141. Humanitarian Society, Inc., 30 S.E. Seventh St., Suite 2, Boca Raton. Call 362-8230. Northern Palm Beach Chapter of The American Business Women's Association, contact Janis at 622-8784. Senior 1 Veal patty wgravy Oven browned potatoes Vegetable medley Wheat breadmargarine Fresh fruit Milk 1 Beef and rice casserole wtoma-to Chopped spinach Tossed salad wdressing White breadmargarine Vanilla pudding Milk Incon Therapy is a clinically tested, patented process that completely solves bladder control problems in over 85 of our patients, with 95 showing significant improvement. And it's all done without surgery, without drugs, without invasive methods. The treatment involves the use of biofeedback to help you train your muscles to control incontinence. And it is the only biofeedback procedure for bladder control that doesn't use probes. In fact, there's absolutely no discomfort of any kind. And once you learn how to train the muscles, you can do many of the treatments yourself, in the privacy of your own home. In only six weeks, you stand an excellent chance of being among the 85 who are enjoying active lifestyles again. One of those 85 was Dawn Linkletter. Her father was so impressed, he became an owner in Incon Therapy and an active spokesperson. Incon Therapy treatments are covered by Medicare and many other insurance companies. So if you're one of the many millions suffering from incontinence, give us a call. And get your bladder problem under control. 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