Forgetfulness: It’s on the Tip of your Tongue

Oh, forgetfulness! It's on the tip of your tongue. We've all had that moment in a conversation. You know what you are trying to say, but the word you need is escaping you. This is a common occurrence in all languages and cultures. And there's not much you can do about it. "Tip of the tongue state" is what Tim Herrera calls this phenomena in this New York Times article. But [...]

By |2017-11-08T13:11:19-07:00November 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding Love Despite Old Age

Finding love despite old age is something many older adults don't even consider. For Gertrude Mokotoff, 98, and Alvin Mann, 94, their first date was only the beginning of their lives together. Fining love so late in life may seem impossible. But for Gertrude and Alvin, it came naturally. The New York Times tells the touching story of this couple. She was introduced to him at 90 years old. According to Gertrude, [...]

By |2017-09-27T12:03:18-07:00October 4th, 2017|Aging, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking Care of Aging Parents: Couch on Fire

When our social worker Ron meets with new clients, he discusses how our aging parents view adult children. They see them as the kid who crashed their car, or borrowed money and didn't pay it back, or whined when things got too hard. When the time comes, taking care of aging parents becomes difficult when they still view us with the baggage from raising us.  They may brag about our [...]

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