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Continuing Care Retirement Communities

This are known as ‘CCRC’s’; much easier on the tongue! In general these have apartments beginning with active retirement living, later apartments in assisted living, and include apartments in temporary rehabilitation, and long term care in a skilled nursing unit … Continue reading

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Cant’ We Talk about Something more PLEASANT??

I encouraged my readers to attend the recent Dallas Area Gerontological Society’s forumĀ on ‘Having “the” Conversation’. My October Caregiver eLetter is about the book Being Mortal by Dr. Atul Gawande. I imagine that people are beginning to think I am … Continue reading

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Early Caregiving

My daughter had a relatively minor wrist surgery, and I went to stay with her for a few days during her initial recovery. The episode reminded me of the time I went to stay with my mother after she fell … Continue reading

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