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Breese Nursing Home: an exploration of humanity and love

Ellen Jantzen Newport Beach, California, United States (Spring 2011)   I attended a nursing home Christmas party at the Breese Nursing Home in Illinois the week before Christmas, 2010 and was very moved by the residents and their families; it was a life-changing event for me. Before, while visiting my mother-in-law, I would divert my […]

Age and Aging

Myron F. Weiner, M.D. Dallas, Texas   Age, a mere number, is neither enemy nor friend. Aging Stirs us from primordium Though maturation To our universal fate. Age measures our finitude Aging, our fortitude. Adding strength when young Stripping when old Of sensibilities Of strength Leaving only lassitude. The years are not to be feared, […]