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Swallowing the bitter pill of growing old II

by Joy Loverde In Swallowing the bitter pill of growing old,  Joy was responding to a reader whose parent was resisting the bitter pill of aging. Joy’s counsel continues: During times like these, try using non-verbal communication methods – listen, look into her eyes when she speaks, no interrupting, sit back and uncross your arms…
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Swallowing the bitter pill of growing old I

by Joy Loverde We’ve all heard the saying growing old is not for sissies. This email from a reader says it all... Hello Joy, My Mom is very bitter about being older and she is going down kicking and screaming. No matter what I or my brother try to do, it is wrong. Whatever the…
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