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  1. In the Neighborhood

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    My little neighborhood has a medley of houses from three eras: Victorian – big, embellished, porches; post World War I – rectangular, no-nonsense adornments; and post World War II – practical, smaller. These houses are on streets that connect to other streets that lead to other neighborhoods. These are landmarks...
  2. The A List and The B List

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    Making decisions is a mixed bag for me. Sometimes it’s easy because it is so clear what the right action should be, such as painting my peeling house, having my chimney relined, or traveling to Oregon to meet my nephew’s fiancée so I could get to know her before their...

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About Marian

Marian Leah Knapp, Ph.D., wants to start a new conversation about “aging with intent.” Much of what is written about elders is from the point of view of physicians, psychiatrists, gerontologists, and adult children. In her roles as author, columnist, speaker and elder activist, Marian is reporting from the front lines.
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