Category Archives: Caregiving

On Meditation and Purpose

Let’s have a moment of silent appreciation for meditation. It seems to be having quite the year. Media attention, such as Time magazine’s recent “Mindful Revolution” cover story, has placed it firmly in the pop-culture zeitgeist. Findings from recent studies, … Continue reading

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Slow Dancing with a Stranger

Blunt, funny and – make no mistake – not out for sympathy, she’s equal parts Florence Nightingale, Dorothy Zbornak, and Norma Rae. That’s how I’d sum up Meryl Comer, author of Slow Dancing With a Stranger: Lost and Found in the … Continue reading

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Hidden Hunger Epidemic

Have you ever heard the term hidden hunger? It’s often used to describe an intake of calories without the nutrition needed to support mental and physical health. But it also applies to the increasing number of older adults who live … Continue reading

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What My Dad Taught Me About Money

A memoir of money.  “Do you think I’m made of money?” my dad asked me when I was 10, desperately wanting him to buy me a new tabletop pinball machine with flashing lights, automatic scoring, flippers that lit up, and … Continue reading

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