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I didn’t want this afternoon to happen [a morbid-sounding post with a hopeful ending about people]

I’m not normally like that. But this time, I didn’t want that afternoon to come around. I didn’t want to say goodbye to my friend before she bussed back home. 601 more words

Life // Family

4 Tips for Shifting your Perspective on Aging

Most people find themselves at a crossroads as they near the end.

On the one hand, they feel a tremendous sense of loss. On the other is a desire to understand what it all meant. 257 more words

Life & Family

Future Planning with Aging Parents

One concern many have for their aging parents is whether or not they have enough financial support to be comfortable throughout retirement. Though a nest egg is one thing to consider, there are a lot of other aspects to think about as well. 241 more words


The Importance of Advance Directives

The Gerontological Society of America recently published its’ Public Policy & Aging Report. Titled “Advanced Illness Care: Issues and Options” it consists of twelve articles that discuss appropriate advanced illness care and decision making complexities… 355 more words

Palliative Care

Shaking off a cough

Eli started up with a little cough again pretty much the second he got off of his antibiotic from the last go-round. 448 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

Paris - Dream of Spring

“With so many trees in the city, you could see the spring coming each day until a night of warm wind would bring it suddenly in one morning. 143 more words