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A Very Different Spring…

It has been a very difficult  week with the death count rising and more senior’s residences becoming infected. Yet at the same time we celebrated the first nights of Passover and Good Friday and Easter Sunday.  More than ever, this has become a time of reflection and as I keep…

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A Cup of Care: A Pinch of Hope

It is hard to believe that  Christmas and Hannukah start next week.  Truly, where does the time go?  Well, given that we are here I thought I would repost a holiday blog. The holidays can be a wonderful time to spend together with loved ones, remembering the meaning of the…

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Another New Year. Another New Start

Today is the first day of the Jewish New Year, another fresh start for those who celebrate. For many who may not attend synagogue, it may still be recognized and celebrated with family sitting down together for a festive dinner. Traditions continue and are past down from generation to generation….

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Spring Holidays and Family Get Togethers

This weekend we celebrated  the first nights of Passover and Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Two major holidays that coincided, along with a statutory holiday enjoyed. For me and perhaps for many of you, these holy days have a traditional familial connection rather than a religious one. The foods eaten,…

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Holidays and Family Traditions

This past week we celebrated Passover and Easter.  Major holidays recognized with a statutory holiday attached, at least for the latter.  I wonder however about the observance of these holidays and whether this has waned over the years. For me and perhaps for many of you, these holy days have…

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Turkey, Tradition and Dementia

Family dinners can be stressful at the best of times. Enjoying the holidays with a family member with dementia takes a little planning, tolerance and respect.

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