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Reflections on Aging

Reflections on Aging

I am part of the generation born during WW II, who now look in the mirror and are startled by the realization that even we are aging. The youngest of us has already reached that [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

The Spiritual Challenges of Caregiving

Can faith and community be powerful aids to those caring for an aging loved one? In honoring our “father and mother,” how do we honor ourselves? Can a deeper understanding of spirituality and aging result [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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Health and Wellness Programs

Physician as Wounded Healer – Dr. Donald Friedman, MD

The concept of the physician as a wounded healer and how it can positively affect the practice of medicine has been around for a long time.  In Greek mythology. Chiron was the first wounded healer.  [Read more…]