Save the Date: June 27, 2019

We have scaled back to quarterly meetings this year, so hope you can all find some space for us on your calendar this month. We will meet on June 27, 7:00 pm, at our usual place, Horizon House, at 900 University Street, in the Robert Durham Room. We have money to pay for valet parking for those who want to park in our garage. (The entrance is at the corner of 9th and University.)


Let’s Meet Up

Earlier this year, I single-handedly decided to switch to quarterly meetings. Our attendance has waned, but I didn’t want to give this up completely. We’ll meet this week and talk about quarterly meetings. If it feels right to others, we’ll meet on 4th Thursdays in March, June, September, and December. Our meetings are held at […]

The Documents of Decline

In my last post, I referred to my frantic work this past summer and fall to update all of the documents that I refer to as our “Documents of Decline.” If you avail yourself of any sort of organized medical practice, you will have been asked if you have an Advanced Directive, living will, POLST […]

Life Gets Better

One of the unread books on my shelves is Life Gets Better: The Unexpected Pleasures of Growing Older, by Wendy Lustbader. I bought it at a caregiver conference because I loved Wendy’s keynote speech. I really wanted to hope that my life could get better. I’m guessing that I never read it because my life […]