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Gail Jones

Numbers Don’t Lie

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Below is an interesting article recently published in The New York Times. We are not surprised by the evidence revealed in this recent study.  We are repeatedly confronted with the burdening effects of caring for aging loved ones.   Many family caregivers don’t talk about the intense stress they feel performing…

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WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT THE 4TH OF JULY ·       DAY OFF FROM WORK ·       TIME SPENT WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS ·       HAMBURGERS AND HOTDOGS ·       RIBS ON THE GRILL ·       WATERMELON ·       SWIMMING AT THE BEACH OR IN THE POOL ·       FIREWORKS ·       APPRECIATING THE…

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Father’s Day Wishes

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Have you ever wondered how Father’s Day came to be? I did, and went searching.  I googled and found a website on the history of Father’s day.  Amazing.  http://www.theholidayspot.com/fathersday/history.htm   Father’s day traditions are as diverse as fathers themselves.  When I was a child, father’s…

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I recently sat with a client who resides in a lovely independent living community.  She is a very confident 92 year old person who is experiencing failing health.  Despite her physical decline, what seemed to bother her the greatest was her inability to meet new…

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Life’s transitions

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During a recent group conversation with the women in my office, (we have many of those), it became apparent that all of us in some form or another, would be experiencing varying degrees of transitions this year. Nancy’s daughter, her first born, is graduating from…

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Where the Oldest Die Now

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I recently discovered this article and wanted to share it with you.  As a home health care provider I found it quite interesting but also disturbing.  Yes, people are living longer but the question is, what is their quality of life experience during these later…

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