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Posts Tagged “aging”

What Makes a Great Ad, Great?

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Margit Novack
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What makes a great ad, great? This Polish Christmas ad hits it out of the ballpark. You hardly realize it’s for Allegro, an online auction platform. You’re busy smiling and crying at the same time. So why has this ad resonated with over four million people? Yes, there’s a cute dog, but that’s not it. […]

Dog Gone Aging

Posted on July 13th, 2016 by Margit Novack
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I overheard a conversation. “How are your parents doing?” one asked. “Oh, you know, they’re deteriorating,” said the other. “That’s it?” I thought. “That’s how she sums up her parents… They’re deteriorating? What about, “They’re facing some challenges but they’re coping ” or “They’re declining and struggling to maintain their independence” or “All things considered, they’re […]

Anya Opts for a Third Choice

Posted on January 18th, 2016 by Margit Novack
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  Thirty years ago, my 92 year old grandmother tried to kill herself.  They called us from her personal care residence to say she had been found unresponsive, with an empty bottle of pills by her bed. My brother and I rushed to the hospital and heard the sound of her stomach being pumped. For […]

When the Tail Wags the Dog

Posted on August 18th, 2015 by Margit Novack
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Last week, I met a woman and her dog walking along a nature trail. As dog lovers do, we started to talk. She said she and her dog walk the two-mile nature trail daily. Recently, she had tried to adopt a second senior dog, to keep her 8-year-old dog company. The rescue organization said that […]

Tough Love for Bubbie

Posted on July 24th, 2015 by Margit Novack
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Helping someone you care about when they don’t want help is complex. When do you honor their wishes, and when do you superimpose your own beliefs out of a conviction that your instincts are correct? Several years ago, my husband and I faced this question with my mother-in-law. It was among the hardest and most important things […]

I’ve Got Your Back, Dad

Posted on June 12th, 2015 by Margit Novack
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Guest post by Jean Long Manteufel Dear Jean, Father’s Day is coming up. I don’t know what to get for Dad. He has lost so much of his memory.  At times, he doesn’t even know me. Why bother? Dad isn’t the same person he used to be. Sometimes he thinks I am his younger brother, […]