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I am Grateful to be My Age

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Last week, I had a realization I think many of you have also experienced. Dare I use the cliché—a life-shifting moment?

I will be sixty-two in the Fall. Turning sixty was monumental for me as for the few months before, and for many months after, I helplessly, unconsciously, parroted in … [Read More ...]

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Becoming the Older Generation

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Not long ago the last of my parents’ siblings, my father’s youngest sister, passed away. In the moment of her passing, I joined, like many others, the oldest generation alive– the senior generation of our family. This is a new sensation for me. My “elders” are all now gone, and … [Read More ...]

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What it Means to Age in Place

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Home…Going home…Being home. Those words envelop my soul, and bring a feeling of calm, of exhaling, of comfort, and warmth, and safety. One of my greatest fears, and a fear shared by mid-lifers and older adults I know, is not being able to stay at home until the angels call me/us … [Read More ...]