Where to begin…? Like many of you, wife Leah and I are homebound on our ridge top in Tesuque, safe, well fed and basically healthy for now…as far as we know. We count our many blessings as we are trying to be compliant with all the new guidelines, following recommended precautions, and only going outdoors…

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  Many families find conversations about end of life care difficult to broach with a parent or aging loved one, but surely they have come up. Perhaps you were driving away from a nursing home visit with your mother when she told you she “never wants to live in a place like that.” Or, maybe…

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By Heather Imhoff MSW, LMSW  Holidays are occasions that many of us spend with family, whether we live down the block or across the country. For those with aging loved ones, these visits are an important time to take stock amidst the hustle and bustle, and to make plans. Notable changes in an aging person’s…

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The Silent Healer of a Broken Heart What Is The Silent Healer? Hints: It takes no particular expertise, although with awareness and practice you can get really good at it It’s not hard to do, except when you’re thinking about something (which is most of the time!) We love it when someone gives it to…

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