This section contains practical tips that help to address the emotions that arise when families try to plan for or react to changes and transitions.

There is an African proverb that says, "It takes a village to raise a child."
I think it takes a community to support an elder.  Read The Myth of Independence. (PDF)

The bottom line is that we are all growing old...
Taron Puri's description of Consciously Aging in the Age of Denial. (PDF)

 "I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I agreed to be Lois' power of attorney."
Read Brenda MacDonald's story of what she learned about Seniors at Risk.

ElderWise Info V2:22 explored issues related to men's health.  What influences men's attitude to health? 
According to Mary Grizans, their attitude is rooted in their upbringing. Read more in this article, reprinted with permission from Kerby News.  



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