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  1. Isolation and Health Problems Put Older Adults at Risk — June 28, 2013
  2. How Therapy Can Help in the Golden Years — June 19, 2013
  3. A New Vision of Aging — May 27, 2013
  4. Move Into Your Heart & Spirit — May 20, 2013
  5. When a little support can make the difference… — June 22, 2012

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Isolation and Health Problems Put Older Adults at Risk

Isolation and health problems put older adults at risk, but few receive the help they need. Aging is not easy, especially in our youth-obsessed society. For millennia cultures have made room for older adults in family and community; yet American adults face isolation from social networks and often end up in care facilities that meet more »

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How Therapy Can Help in the Golden Years

4/22/13  well.blogs.nytimes.com by Abby Ellin Marvin Tolkin was 83 when he decided that the unexamined life wasn’t worth living. Until then, it had never occurred to him that there might be emotional “issues” he wanted to explore with a counselor. “I don’t think I ever needed therapy,” said Mr. Tolkin, a retired manufacturer of women’s more »

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A New Vision of Aging

When I was young, I was frequently approached with the question, “Who are you going to be when you grow up?” As I’ve grown older, I am often struck by the fact that after age 60 people seem to stop asking this question. Do we unconsciously embrace old images of “aging” and accept that any more becoming is long past. However, the reality is that presently “seniors” are living much longer and age 60 is probably now the new 40.

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Move Into Your Heart & Spirit

Everywhere we turn these days we are confronted with information about the poor economy and present recession. If we are not careful, this constant exposure has a way of evoking anxiety and increasing our stress levels. As I have talked with people about our situation over the past few weeks, I am reminded of some simple principles.

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When a little support can make the difference…

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