Category Archives: Aging

  1. Reframing Aging

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    May 1, 2018 by Jean

    Last week, I attended a Symposium on Aging put on by the interdisciplinary Aging Initiative at the University of Southern …
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  2. Do I Hear What You Hear?

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    February 22, 2018 by Jean

    A couple of years ago, I started noticing that I was having trouble hearing what telemarketers and customer service reps …
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  3. New Year’s Check-Up

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    January 4, 2018 by Jean

    One of my favorite rituals for New Year’s Day is to review the year that has just ended and make …
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  4. A New Creative Writing Project

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    December 6, 2017 by Jean

    Several weeks ago, I began work on a new creative writing project, a journal to document my daily experience of …
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  5. Stamping Out Poetry

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    November 22, 2017 by Jean

    I am really not advocating that we forcibly eliminate poetry from the world. “Stamp Out Poetry” was the title of …
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  6. Homeowner Stresses and Social Support

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    August 20, 2017 by Jean

    Owning a home can be a source of great pleasure, but maintaining a house can be very stressful. The stress …
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