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Dealing With Your Elders

Published on July 22, 2014 by in Words of Wisdom

Several weeks ago, I wrote a couple of blog posts addressed to my aging peers. You can read the most popular one here. Today I want to address aging from a different perspective: The attitudes and actions of others toward us, your aging friends and family. This will undoubtedly be a rant. Never, never, never refer to anyone as so many

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On Aging: Part Three

This is the third in a series of blogs about aging. In the first two I encouraged so called aging people to acknowldge their age with pride and to keep their focus forward. Today I want to talk about the third way we can avoid being “old” by emulating youth: Keep learning. Think about children,

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On Aging: Part Two

This is the second installment of my thoughts and observations about aging. In the first, which I cleverly titled “On Aging: Part One,” I acknowledged that I am 73 years old, have survived all sorts of health problems and, although retired, stay very busy with a variety of activities. I suggested that the best way

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On Aging: Part One

As I write this I am 73 years old. I have survived three types of cancer, a heart attack, and a knee replacement. I am working as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Kansas Medical Center. I am currently appearing in a play at

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Busy Fall

Published on October 11, 2013 by in Uncategorized

It has been a long time since I updated my blog. Did you miss me? Well, here are a few things I’ve been up to lately: In late September I  provided a two day mediation and conflict resolution skills training to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Infant Toddler Program; Then, on October 3,  it

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