Caregiving is more than physical care; it’s opening the world to your loved one

posted on October 1, 2012 - 9:30am
“What do you want to eat for dinner?” “I don’t know. What do we have?” This very common question and response is undoubtedly heard in many households on a daily basis. Whoever does the shopping and cooking has a pretty good idea what’s in the kitchen cabinets but, otherwise, each person generally goes and stares into the cabinets or refrigerator searching for a reply. Sometimes you’ll even catch...

Mainstream appliances are becoming more accessible every day

posted on January 1, 2012 - 2:40pm
QUEST Vol. 19, No. 1
You don’t have to do a total renovation of your kitchen to make your lifestyle more accessible. From storage solutions to preparing meals, minor changes can improve the functionality of a kitchen for someone with muscle weakness. Kitchen designers and houseware manufacturers are incorporating universal design elements into their work. People who have disabilities have more choices than ever when...

Also included, a section on income tax deductions

posted on January 1, 2012 - 12:22pm
QUEST Vol. 19, No. 1
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Caring and dedicated amateur chef receives top honor posthumously

posted on October 1, 2011 - 3:34pm
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 4
Wherever he went, Scott Crane spread joy. At the Corner Bakery Café where he worked, he was known for being helpful and kind. When he volunteered for MDA and other organizations, he was always upbeat and enthusiastic. Even during long hospital stays due to respiratory issues, he remained cheerful and positive. “Spread smiles to everybody everywhere each and every day,” was one of his mantras.
posted on January 1, 2011 - 2:39pm
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 1
Gourmet cooks swear by their fancy professional stoves with six gas burners, convection ovens and warming drawers, but I believe the real kitchen workhorse is the slow-cooker — especially for people who use wheelchairs, have limited use of their hands or find conventional ovens and stovetops difficult to use. Rival introduced the Crock-Pot (a trademarked name) to consumers in the 1970s. The word...
posted on January 1, 2011 - 11:29am
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 1
As featured in More Make It Fast, Cook It Slow by Stephanie O'Dea, Hyperion, 2010 This is a fun and flavorful vegan meal that doesn’t leave you hungry 15 minutes later. I promise. I loved the sweet smoky flavor, and was thrilled at the depth of flavor that came from this spice combination. Serves 4
posted on January 1, 2011 - 11:22am
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 1
As featured in More Make It Fast, Cook It Slow by Stephanie O'Dea, Hyperion, 2010 Serves 2 to 4 Ingredients aluminum foil 2 tilapia fillets 1 teaspoon dried ginger ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon gluten-free soy sauce 2 green onions, sliced 2 bunches bok choy, coarsely chopped Directions Use a 6-quart slow cooker.
posted on January 1, 2011 - 10:15am
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 1
As featured in 1,001 Best Slow-Cooker Recipes by Sue Spitler, Surrey Books, 2008 Serves 4 Ingredients One tablespoon peanut butter and ¼-½ teaspoon crushed red pepper can be substituted for the Thai peanut sauce.