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Gray and Glorious Crown

Getting old is a fact of life; it’s something all of us will experience (unless we die). On the other hand, some people get old before their time, which is truly sad. 292 more words

Giving Honor

Rethinking Reincarnation

About five years ago, when I was in one of my rare poetic moods, I wrote a poem about Reincarnation.

Here it as, and it’s short, so if you are one of the millions of poetry-averse souls, be assured that you can get it through it very quickly and go on without much long-lasting trauma. 562 more words

Humor

The Work of Shedding

The shedding is epic.

Most in need of shedding is my office, the room next to my bedroom. This is where I ran my consulting practice, balanced the books, helped my kids with their homework, mediated disputes, and wrote this blog. 455 more words

Aging

The Benefits of Aging in Place

At LifeServices, our unique approach allows us to promote our ‘Aging in Place’ philosophy. This distinctive care concept offers each resident the flexibility to modify their care options as health needs or life circumstances change while they continue to live in their own apartment home. 184 more words

Elder Care

The Clerk

He’s gorgeous!

I walk into the department store,

plan to pay a bill, order a griddle for the new stove,

see a bald headed 30 something with a big, brown beard. 105 more words

Life

Exposure to chemicals from burning fuels or organic matter accelerate markers of DNA aging

Aging is something that happens to everyone and is associated with a great number of disabilities and diseases including: cardiovascular disease, dementia, cancer, arthritis, and osteoporosis. 716 more words

Research

"7 Facts about Older Adults and SNAP" - National Council on Aging

by Erin Kee McGovern

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the largest domestic hunger safety net program. SNAP is especially important in helping low-income older adults to achieve food security. 34 more words

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