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Aging Together With Grace

Peter Fox has been called a sugar baby, a gold digger and a kept man more times than he’d care to remember.  But his relationship with his partner Gary—who is decades older than Peter—is as real as it gets and the two are a couple in every way.  In today’s show Peter...

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Episode 152 – Dana Walrath: Through the Looking Glass

Dana Walrath refers to her work as a border-crossing blend of creative writing, anthropology and art.  The daughter of refugees from the Armenian genocide, she has used stories and art to teach medical humanities at the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine...

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The Mitzvah

When aging parents need care, the way they’ve lived their lives up to that point often factors into whether their adult children are willing to help them.  In today’s episode we hear from a daughter who felt duty-bound to help her parents even though her sister...

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Episode 151: Wherever You Are

Cynthia Lim thought she had the perfect life: a loving husband who was also a successful lawyer, her own fulfilling career, two sons thriving in high school and a home in LA loaded with books, music and art.  It all fell apart in June of 2003 when her husband, Perry,...

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Caring for Dad at 32

New Yorker Jennifer Levin talks about how becoming a caregiver for her father at age 32 changed her and why she wrote about her experience in Cosmopolitan digital magazine.  Initially diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Jennifer’s father was eventually diagnosed with...

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From Ragged Edge to California Cool

When her husband proposed a month’s vacation in Mexico, Susan Reid hesitated - fearful of being away from her elderly parents for so long.  Susan’s mother is diabetic and her father has dementia.  Neither parent drives, unless you count the golf cart Susan calls “the...

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