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Institute of Medicine End-of-Life Care Conference March 20

I am super excited to attend this on-line conference (a webinar), open to the public, on Dying in America – what we can do for better communication with patients and their families, what education and development opportunities can be created and implemented, and most of all how we can create a future where palliative and hospice care is serene, comfortable, painless (should the patient wish this), supportive, and honoring free will. 11 more words

Health & Wellness

Answering The Door

How do I move along in life when the wind of time breathes heavily at my back? It pushes my journey down an unexplored dirt road…waiting for my footprints to mark upon the untouched ground before me. 248 more words


DHEA For Low T: Facts and Warnings

I have treated many men with low testosterone and many ask for a solution that does not involve testosterone replacement therapy. This blog will discuss the use of DHEA in men and how effective it may be for solving the symptoms of low T. 454 more words


On Not Being A Big Hollywood Film Director, and Other Life Choices by Marie Cartier

As you read this, dear FAR community, it will be my 59th birthday. I was born February 27, 1956. I have one year to go before I turn 60. 1,231 more words


The Ponce de Leon Syndrome

“If I can challenge old ideas about aging, I will feel more and more invigorated. I want to represent this new way. I want to be a new version of the 70-year-old woman. 948 more words


A living trust will not protect assets from nursing costs

A living trust will not protect assets from nursing costs

A living trust can help you avoid probate, reduce estate taxes, or set up long-term property management. 277 more words

Anything LTC

A New Approach to "Curing" Old Age

This post was originally written for Rewire, the cool younger sister of Twin Cities Public Television. Read it here.

“How is dying ever acceptable? The only way it is—is we as human beings live for something bigger than ourselves.”

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