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Giving Care

For someone in her mid-30s, I have a fairly large experience of being someone’s caregiver. In high school, ‘I began working in a nearby nursing home. I can’t remember quite what drove me to seek that work out – it was not the kind of work that most teenagers I knew did. I think what…

I serve on a committee at my synagogue that brings in speakers every year for a series of talks and special meals. It is a small comittee, and before I joined, the average age of the participants was probably close to 70. The former chair is a formidable and funny woman in her early 90s,…