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A Letter to My Family

a letter to my family

This beautiful poem was shared at a workshop I attended for The Conversation Project.. I have a copy with my will with instructions to give to my children when the time comes. I know they will do their best to care for me, but, like me, they tend to beat

Have You Had “The Conversation”?

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by Leslie Farin "It's too early until it's too late" I recently attended a workshop called The Conversation Project. This grass roots initiative, founded by Pulitzer prize winning author Ellen Goodman, encourages people to communicate their end-of life-wishes. Driving to the event, I wasn't sure what to expect; perhaps a grim discussion

Who are the Boomerang Seniors?

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Many people have heard the terms “sandwich generation” and “silver tsunami.” But today, there is a new phrase, “boomerang seniors,” that describes many seniors in their 60s, 70s and even 80s. These boomerang seniors are caring for an even older relative, usually a parent, who is in their 90s or