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Healthy Aging with the Village Model

by Cynthia Germain There is no question that as we age, we wish to do so gracefully, maintaining our independence, well-being, and connections within our communities. Yet, for many of us, the path to healthy aging can seem fraught with challenges, from physical limitations…

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Letters to the Editor

by Cynthia Germain In the Peninsula Pulse last week, Letters to the Editor section, there was a disturbing letter from Jean Hollander of Egg Harbor titled Save Our Seniors During a Storm. She explained that she is 80 years old, lives alone and her…

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When To Hang Up the Keys

by Cynthia Germain As we age, there is no doubt that our abilities undergo changes. One area where this becomes particularly noticeable is driving. Just like some great athletes know when it’s time to retire at the top of their game, knowing when to…

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Coming to Journey’s End

by Cynthia Germain Life is surely a journey. There is a beginning, all that great middle, and an end. The end, that point where we must confront the inevitability of our own mortality, is as natural as the sun rising and setting. It’s a…

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Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

We are grateful once again to have guest author Jamie Palmer, a retired Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 40 years of experience in the field of psychology, join us today. We hope you enjoy her words! Why is it so hard for some…

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Mindful Living = Aging Well

by Cynthia Germain I have previously touched on mindfulness as a component of healthy aging so I thought it was time to make it a full focus of a blog. As you age, you are sure to encounter various changes that can impact your…

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Will Robots Become Our Caregivers?

by Cynthia Germain Recently, I was reading Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise Aronson, and in one section, she examines the use of robots for caregiving tasks. I connected with the idea that there may be technologies that would lessen the…

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