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Tag Archives: Family
A musical classic reminds us that death does not have to be a lonely experience.
When a loved one dies, one of the first things many of us do is make a phone call. Whether it’s to those that were closest to our loved one or to other family and friends of our own, connecting … Continue reading
Garth Stein comments on the human condition through the eyes of man’s best friend
Understanding a person’s outlook on death seems easy enough. After all, here at SevenPonds, it is our priority to encourage discussions about the end of life. But have you ever wondered what goes through a dog’s mind when it faces death? … Continue reading
Connect to shared moments with a belly-and-soul-nourishing meditation
Our Tip of the Week: We often connect with our loved ones over necessary, daily things such as food. Sharing a meal together is one of the oldest and most profound ways of bonding, because it creates the space for … Continue reading
How Can We Open Conversations about Aging with our Elderly Parents? An Interview with Katharina Dress
Katharina Dress from Aging in Harmony talks about faciliating discussions between the elderly and their families
Today, SevenPonds speaks with Katharina Dress from Aging in Harmony, an organization that provides communication support for elders and their families and caretakers. Katharina has a masters degree in communications from San Francisco State University and has completed extensive training … Continue reading