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Final Rest in Green

Historically, people buried their loved ones with the intent of preserving their bodies.Embalmed with formaldehyde, secured in a chemically treated

  • 08/24/2019
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Two Countries, Two Elder Care Systems

For many years I have watched my maternal grandparents in Japan, and my paternal grandmother in the United States, receive

  • 04/01/2019
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Smooth Sailing at 105

The themes throughout the varied experiences of Pat Marble’s long life are about being comfortable, inquisitive, and interested in the

  • 07/01/2018
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Humanitarian entrepreneur: Mary Tjosvold: Combining the best of both worlds – community organizing through business

On the surface, “community activist” and “businesswoman” could seem like separate career paths. One could imagine the activist as wildly

  • 09/01/2016
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Northfield Pedalers

When Peggy Prowe was 71 years old, she found that she and her friends were sitting, drinking coffee, sitting, lunching

  • 06/01/2014