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School drop off, family doctor's appointments, sports practices for the kids, your book club meetup ... in the midst of it all, finding time to simply be alone with ourselves can be difficult. However, that doesn't mean you shouldn't work to ensure your alone time stays among the top priorities on your list. In fact, it's essential.

At the beginning of a relationship, it can feel easy to find time to be intimate. You're in the "honeymoon phase," after all! But as time goes on, it might feel like you're out of sync with each other when it comes to hopping in the sack. Enter: the concept of scheduling sex. Feel weird about jotting "sex" down in your planner? You shouldn't.

Stereotypes tied to women's sexuality and age abound. If you're younger, you're in the sack all the time. More mature? Your intimate days are all but over. Obviously, we're so not down with these outdated and inaccurate ideas! To find out what women should really know about intimacy at any age, we sat down with expert Dr. Barb DePree, MD, NCMP, MMM, Holland Hospital Women's Specialty Care.

Though it can feel outside the norm not to share a bed with your partner, it's far from uncommon. In fact, the Better Sleep Council reports that 63% of couples sleep most of the night separately, with women being more sensitive to their sleep environment than men.

Being told "your loved one is ready for hospice care," can be scary. When most of us hear about hospice care, we think of care given to a person at the end of their life. While this can be true, hospice care is also about providing the best quality of life for that individual, long before they're preparing for death.

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