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Baby Boomer’s Empty Nests…Keeping Perspective

After a relatively mild winter in the Bay Area, sorry Easterners, by Valentine’s Day the hills were carpets of green velvet and our streets were lined with cherry blossoms and crape myrtles, showering us in [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

Attention Baby Boomer Parents! Are We Dinosaurs and Replaced by Technology?

As a baby boomer parent, I have been fascinated since the 1970s as to if/how/why, we, as a generation, are different from the previous generations of parents. We all have stories of what our folks [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

Baby Boomers, Children and Jewish Disability Awareness Month

Recently my employer, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis,  invited a guest speaker talk to our staff about Social Security and the options about when to file.  It was full of information on which [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

Honoring Choices…Discussions on Health Care Directives and Advanced Care Planning

At dinner the other night, a friend asked if I had a list of all the things an adult child should discuss with their aging parent.  As we delved deeper into the question, it turned [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns