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How COVID-19 Is Changing End-of-Life Care

Some hospice agencies have been reluctant to go into homes lately, per this blog post from Next Avenue. Here's what that means for end-of-life care and older adults.
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November 13, 2020

Reeling From the Losses of the Silent Generation

Reflections on losses of the Silent Generation, born between 1929 and 1945, marked by the start of the Great Depression and the end of World War II.
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September 27, 2020

After Widowhood, Moving Forward and Finding Happiness

Widowhood is a painful and sometimes unexpected journey for many older adults. These three people overcame their grief and found joy in living again.
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September 19, 2020

Alex Trebek: In His Own Words

Alex Trebek: The Answer is… Reflections on My Life is not your typical autobiography or standard memoir. Rather, it’s what the 79-year-old Jeopardy! host calls “a series of quick look-ins, revelations.” Trebek has been a public figure for most of his professional life.
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August 3, 2020

I Didn’t Know Her, But I Mourn Her

By Janet Siroto for Next AvenueLike many people during this pandemic, I have been spending more (read: too damn much) time on social media. As the lockdown in New York stretched on, I found myself logging onto Facebook with renewed vigor, always scrolling to look for posts by my friend Alan Friedman, an attorney, married dad of two, and former neighbor in New York City.Anyone who knows Alan knows he is an encyclopedia of guitar-centric rock and an avid concertgoer. If Fleetwood Mac, The Eag...
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July 26, 2020