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Welcome, everyone! Pull up a chair and spend two or three minutes with me (my posts are usually short). Together, let’s explore growing old — the good, bad, happy, sad and quirky. And hopefully, begin a conversation with your replies and comments. I look forward to meeting and hearing from you!
It wasn’t something I needed or wanted. Not something I secretly admired. It did not come wrapped in pretty paper. And it was not tied with a lovely bow. It was, in
Once again, I sit in front of my television and try to watch the news. I have always thought it important to be wellinformed, and for most of my adult life I have taken an
Carole Leskin ponders the challenges of mobility as we age.
A few weeks ago I drove my friend to our local movie theater. She has mobility problems and uses a cane so I often drive. That way, if we do not find a handicapped parking
The dictionary defines “lonely” as: without company; cut off from others; solitary; and sad from being alone. What loneliness does not mean is weak, boring,
JSA Contributor Carole Leskin reflects on her lifelong relationship with the clock, and with passing time.
[dropcap]A[/dropcap] few days ago I went to my local big box home improvement store to buy a new welcome mat. My old one had worn out its welcome and the snow storm
Editor’s Note: This guest post is contributed by Carole Leskin. For the last few years, Tuesday has been my favorite day of the week. I wake up early, shower, dress
Editor’s Note: This guest commentary is from one of my students at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, NJ. For many of us, the “holiday season” begins with Rosh
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