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The Purpose of Life is Found in Caring

An editorial in The Florida Times-Union warns that the US is on a track to spend $40 trillion on Alzheimer’s care in the next 40 years.  Are there a solutions to this problem? Yes, there are solutions.  These require new … Continue reading

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Hiring Friendship in a Care Home

Are you happy with all the caregivers at a facility where a loved one lives? The job descriptions of caregivers do not say “friend”.  So, don’t expect it.  Their performance is not evaluated on their friendship.  So, don’t expect it.  … Continue reading

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Key to World Peace Found With Elderly and Frail

Every time an ability recedes I look to find what life is offering that is workable and enjoyable. Life is always offering adventure and joy. We can always find them when we look for them.
Carl teaches me that the power of raising an eyebrow and sporting a half-cocked grin is more precise communication than any lengthy explanation… as long as I’m paying attention. Continue reading

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Cure for All Suffering Found!

Do you notice that when you are full with joy, there is no room for sadness or suffering? Continue reading

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