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Never Good Enough

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Aging Parents, Caregiver, Siblings

This article is especially useful for unloved daughters in caregiving roles with their aging mothers. It offers compassionate and effective strategies that help unwind the toxic residue of never being good enough…

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Unclaimed

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Aging Parents

This moving story from NPR is about teen volunteers in Boston who serve as pallbearers for those who have died alone and become officially “unclaimed.” Their graveside memorial includes these words:

“He died alone with no family to comfort him.
But today we are his family, we are here as his sons.”

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