What’s new in aging: six 21st-century themes

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The BBC used to produce a weekly situation comedy called Waiting for God. It wasn’t about faith or theology; it was about retirement home residents awaiting the end…

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Good advice for the third ⅓

Thursday, June 29, 2017

An annotated bibliography Renowned Mennonite Brethren author Katie Funk Wiebe wrote six chapters and acted as editor of a notable compendium, Life after Fifty: A Positive Look at…

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Go gentle into that good night

Saturday, August 1, 2015

The intricacies of science fiction movies tend to make my brain short-circuit. Interstellar was one such film for me. However, what caught my attention wasn’t the space stations…

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Having “the talk” with aging parents

Friday, February 28, 2014

Necessary Conversations: Between Adult Children and Aging Parents
Gerald W. Kaufman and L. Marlene Kaufman
Several years ago, I held a family meeting with my siblings and mom to determine my mom’s wishes regarding moving from the family home she and my dad built.

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Still whole, still transformed by love

Friday, May 1, 2009

Three chaplains talk about their work with elders A pianist plays familiar hymns as they gather in the chapel. Some people enter by wheelchair, others are led in…

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