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Observations and commentary on aging, caregiving, and the complex journey through the second half of life.

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We All Else Fails, Ride Motorcycles…

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Aging Parents, Caregiver

I have shared this deeply moving, three minute video with audiences throughout the United States and Canada. No matter how many times I’ve watched it, I am always inspired by the love and courage of these older adults who insisted on defining life on their own terms amid losses and heartache…

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The Rise Of Dilemmas

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Aging Parents, Caregiver

The landscape of old age is populated with dilemmas, which represent a new and confusing layer of complexity. Here’s why. Dilemmas are not complicated problems. They are rightfully in a class by themselves. Caregivers need to understand and appreciate this crucial distinction that impacts all aspects of their partnership with an aging parent.

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