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Mind Your Elders

I’m getting some pushback about the term Olderhood. “Why not Elderhood” “Why or Seniorhood” I am asked. “I don’t want to be old.” they tell me. I called it Olderhood because everyone is older than someone. First graders hold sway over kindergarden kids. High school kids disdain the junior high group. Seniors are the elders…

Changing The Conversation

As we navigate the norms, and push against the complacency born of ignorance, exhaustion and isolation, we are slowly forging a new path through end of life issues. We must challenge all of it, the doctors, the funeral homes, Medicare, our families, the popular culture. Our death, and our bodies are ours alone and we…