Article written by Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders. Originally posted on Aging Care As parents age and need more assistance, most adult children do what they can to help. For many, the first step is a weekly stop by Mom and Dad
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My curiosity about aging and artistic interests started as academic. Soon, I had a personal interest developing my own artistic self. I wondered what life would look like without my profession. Working as a psychologist had been my calling, it had defined me. The older brain has capacities that actually help develop the budding, late-blooming… Continue reading Late-Blooming Artists: Musician, Painter, Writer
When a loved one dies at home, family or others who are there must often cope with the reality of the dying process. We recommend strongly that when a person is first considered being terminal, the doctor should be asked to order hospice care. We cannot stress enough how hospice care can help those involved… Continue reading Are You Ready to Deal with the Reality of Death?
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