Once a year we celebrate love—in all its forms—on Valentine’s Day. Not only between lovers, but also … [Read more...] about Let’s Celebrate Love Every Day
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Last month, Glenda Hawley, my friend and a psychologist here in Moscow, traveled to Chicago to … [Read more...] about Presenting the DAWN Method at the American Society on Aging
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One of the most difficult problems of aging is staying in contact with those we love. We are social … [Read more...] about We all need social interaction–whether we have dementia or not.