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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Reaching Out to Socially Isolated Older Adults
Tomorrow, June 15th, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - the National Council on Aging is working to raise awareness about the different kinds of abuse that older adults experience. Most cases of elder abuse are unreported and untreated. A report on elder ...
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Who Said Life Was Fair?
Nobody who has ever had cancer, that's for sure. Or who has loved someone who had cancer. Or lost someone to cancer. Today I found out that a friend who has been incredibly successful at surviving longer than medicine  originally predicted he would may not ...
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Wisconsin aims to become the 29th state to offer some form of tuition support to foster youth.
 
I hope they are able to pass the legislation. Research shows that between 31% and 46% of foster kids experience some period of homelessness between "aging out" of foster care at 18 and their mid-twenties. They either live on the street, in homeless shelters, or "couch surf" in their friends homes.
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Foster Kids and State Support for Tuition
Wisconsin aims to become the 29th state to offer some form of tuition support to foster youth .   I hope they are able to pass the legislation. Research shows that between 31% and 46% of foster kids experience some period of homelessness between "aging out"...
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Via @sageusa. Tell @POTUS: #LGBT elders are NOT invisible! Write your letter now. #WeAreNotInvisible
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Balancing Survival and Serenity in Trying Political Times - How Are YOU Doing it?
What is the balance between awareness and resistance, which seem necessary for survival, and peace of mind, also necessary for survival? Any ideas? I'm open to comments! In A.A. we often talk about accepting that you are powerless (over alcohol, over other ...
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