Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Well, not exactly today, but at the end of this week, one of my main jobs for the last eight years is ending. And today, I have a conflict for a regular meeting that I have attended for eight solid years, a leadership meeting […]
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“Be Prepared” is my mantra for those who are aging with frail loved ones. I also say, however, that each person becomes frail uniquely, so to know what to be prepared FOR is the challenge. One important and doable item that covers most frailties is taking physical safety measures in the household and on the […]
Those trips that were planned. The classes scheduled. The family gatherings. The next normal phase of life that is not happening. Getting old in the age of Corona. Living with a love who is aging in front of my very eyes. Wondering what will survive and what will not. Hoping for a future for my […]
“An ally will mostly engage in activism by standing with an individual or group in a marginalized community. An accomplice will focus more on dismantling the structures that oppress that individual or group—and such work will be directed by the stakeholders in the marginalized group. Simply, ally work focuses on individuals, and accomplice work focuses […]
What can YOU do that is positive and that can help us find our new normal? What can YOU do that will help others? What can YOU do today that will make life better today and into the future? I challenge you to take some time and quit thinking of how things used to be that you wish were that way again and envision a future that starts with today and is how things are now.