Joy at Retirement—Dismay at the Aging Process

By Frances Kolarek — My friend Marion recently celebrated her 90th birthday — a big deal, a big day with two separate parties — one with family, one with friends. Ninety has been a landmark birthday here at Collington for a generation, earning a certificate from our Residents Association testifying that the owner is a […]

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Impacting Survival!

By Frances Kolarek — ”I am not aware of any other factor in medicine that has a greater impact on survival than the healing power of love and intimacy. Not diet, not smoking, not exercise, not stress, not genetics, not drugs, not surgery.” This unqualified statement comes from Dean Ornish, M.D., author of a new […]

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