Spiritual Life

Creating Sacred Spaces: Autonomy & Self-Expression for Aging Loved Ones

Creating Sacred Spaces: Autonomy & Self-Expression for Aging Loved Ones
A sacred space is any place you feel comfortable, where you can escape from the stress and pressures of life. Creating a sacred space doesn’t have to be religious at all. Think of an oasis,... read more
Published on August 31, 2017.

10 Secrets for Creating a Happy Long Life

10 Secrets for Creating a Happy Long Life
10 Secrets for Creating a Happy Long Life :: From Dr. Deepak Chopra Intake fresh food,eat frugally, drink wholesome liquids, abstain from stimulants and sedatives, and have a bowel movement once a day. Maintain a high level of... read more
Published on August 24, 2015.

The Usefulness of Grief: Ambiguous Loss & How to be Present with Those Grieving

The Usefulness of Grief: Ambiguous Loss & How to be Present with Those Grieving
Ambiguous Loss The end of a life triggers a whole set of customs and rituals that usher in the grieving process. We know the Kübler-Ross diagram of the five stages of grief. We have bereavement... read more
Published on March 4, 2015.

What Makes Us Resilient? Building Resilience as We Age and Encounter Difficulties

What Makes Us Resilient? Building Resilience as We Age and Encounter Difficulties
Have you known those people in your life that encounter incredible adversity, but against all odds find ways to remain themselves and keep going? Have you known those people that seem to be weighed... read more
Published on January 2, 2015.

Aging and the Search for Meaning

Aging and the Search for Meaning
Barbara Brown Taylor was recently named one of the top 100 most influential people in 2014 by TIME magazine. She is a professor of world religions in Georgia. In her book, An Altar in... read more
Published on July 16, 2014.

The Science of Healing Places

The Science of Healing Places
  The light and smells in places like hospitals can often depress us. And, our favorite room at home keeps us sane. But why? Immunologist, Esther Sternberg, M.D., explains the scientific research revealing how physical spaces... read more
Published on August 15, 2013.

Life Reimagined

Life Reimagined
  In an aging society, we have a lot of reimagining to do. People are living longer and enjoying several careers in their lifetime. We must reimagine what the workplace looks like and who has... read more
Published on June 21, 2013.

Why Creativity Matters: Longevity & Creativity

Why Creativity Matters: Longevity & Creativity
    Why Creativity Matters: Longevity & Creativity  Mary Catherine Bateson, in her book, Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom, asks the question, “If you had a home and suddenly you were going to... read more
Published on April 15, 2013.

Creative Processing: Making Meaning from our Experiences with Aging & Caregiving

Creative Processing: Making Meaning from our Experiences with Aging & Caregiving
  Creative Processing: Making Meaning from our Experiences with Aging & Caregiving  Whether you are a primary caregiver walking along side an aging loved one with a chronic disease, or you are an aging adult processing... read more
Published on March 29, 2013.

Quality of Life & Artful Aging

Quality of Life & Artful Aging
    "Quality of life” is a term that gets thrown around a lot in eldercare, but what do we really mean by it? Quality life is all about human flourishing (physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually)... read more
Published on March 29, 2013.

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