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Current  Archive  
Giving Care in the HomeDemanding Parents and Dominated Kids
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 
It should not be a surprise to learn that not every mother is loving nor is every father understanding and accepting. Some are down right mean and difficult to live with. Some have been demanding and dominating... Read More
End of Life DecisionsThe Healing Power of Courage
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 
I cannot begin to tell how many times I have seen families struggle with whether or not to allow terminally ill loved ones know they are dying. Far too often they fear that if the loved one knows they will... Read More
Notes on AgingFight to the Finish or Finish the Fight
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 
He rails at his son every time they are together. Too busy fussing about how seldom he comes to visit to enjoy the visits that do happen... Read More
Dynamics of AgingSome Questions to Ask Ourselves
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 
Is there anything worse or harder to reconcile than a squabble between an aging parent and a grown child? I remember spending more time than anyone should have... Read More
Dynamics of AgingSomeone Who Has Been There
Monday, January 26, 2015 
When we walk a new and scary road, nothing feels better than discovering someone who has already walked it. That means we too... Read More