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Old 05-07-2018, 02:54 PM
 
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I see that the 'Elder Orphans' facebook group has changed its name to 'Aging Alone'.

Retiring article - 'Single? No Kids? Don’t Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years'
New York Times March 23, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/23/b...g-promo-region
Good! I think "Aging Alone" without a spouse or children spells it out pretty well, and sometimes apparently things have to be spelled out. Even then, some simply won't grasp this concept of "alone" and will try to apply it to their non-alone selves.
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Old 05-08-2018, 09:57 AM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Good! I think "Aging Alone" without a spouse or children spells it out pretty well, and sometimes apparently things have to be spelled out. Even then, some simply won't grasp this concept of "alone" and will try to apply it to their non-alone selves.
Did you read the study linked to the article ?

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/cggr/2016/4723250/

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/cgg.../4723250/tab2/
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Old 05-11-2018, 02:56 AM
 
Location: A State of Mind
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Good! I think "Aging Alone" without a spouse or children spells it out pretty well, and sometimes apparently things have to be spelled out. Even then, some simply won't grasp this concept of "alone" and will try to apply it to their non-alone selves.
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Yes, thanks for this. Addressing those living alone with little to no support system. I will return to finish article, it's good to know.
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Old 05-11-2018, 08:32 AM
 
Location: SLC
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Thank you so much for sharing! Excellent article!
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