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Summer is often synonymous with vacations. If you're the caregiver for an aging family member, however, you may think a trip including your loved one is impossible. While some seniors and those with Alzheimer's often become agitated by changes in their daily routine, many can successfully travel if their caregivers plan ahead.

Summer camp season has begun. The team at Grand Rapids Downtown Market knows not every kid wants to climb across a ropes course, search for bugs or sing Kumbaya—some of them want to cook! For this group of aspiring young chefs, Downtown Market offers "Simmer" Camps.

Golf is a family game. Unlike basketball or baseball, the tall people don't have to sit on the sidelines—everyone plays together. Kasie Smith, publisher of West Michigan Woman, thoroughly enjoys her family's golf outings. On Monday, May 23, she will be perfecting her golf skills—and acquiring some tips for her young boys—at the West Michigan Woman Golf Clinic & Scramble, at Boulder Creek Golf Club.

When an arsonist turned Alison Hodgson's family's home into a crime scene, the love and antics of a little black pug named Oliver helped them recover. This West Michigan animal lover is also a writer, speaker, humorist and survivor. Her debut book, The Pug List: A Ridiculous Little Dog, a Family Who Lost Everything, and How They All Found Their Way Home, is a heart-warming story about the unexpected ways we all find our way home.

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