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Discovering Meaning Through Accomplishment and Love

Discovering Meaning Through Accomplishment and Love

Written by Gretchen Cole, Executive Assistant  Last month, Dr. Pamela Leland wrote that “aging is a very personal journey of continuing to find joy and purpose.” Today we are going to unpack this idea, gathering an Austrian psychologist, the founders of the Eden...

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Choosing Where and How to Age: Factors to Consider

Choosing Where and How to Age: Factors to Consider

Written by Pamela Leland, PhD, Executive Director With large numbers of people moving into the “senior citizen” category, services related to where, how, and with whom we will age, have spawned a huge and growing industry. Trying to sort out your living options can be...

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Movies for Caregivers

Movies for Caregivers

Written by Gretchen Cole, Executive Assistant If you are looking after an older family member, you know it’s important to give yourself the same gift of time that you are giving to your loved one, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. You may be too physically...

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Even More Apps for Seniors

Even More Apps for Seniors

Written by Charles "Ebbie" Alfree III, Director of Advancement  The past two years I have written articles about apps that can help make life easier for seniors. I’m continuing this tradition with a 3rd article on the subject. Multiple apps are available to assist...

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Understanding Trauma and Aging

Understanding Trauma and Aging

by Pamela Leland, Executive Director If I asked you to hold a 1 pound weight at arm’s length for 1 minute, you might find this easy. If I asked you to hold a 1 pound weight at arm’s length for 10 minutes, you might be able to do this but might find it hard. If I asked...

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