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Aging
It is fascinating, encouraging and somewhat intimidating to be living in a time when so much effort and research is being devoted to understanding the brain and the “mind”. There are regularly news items and articles being published revealing new insights and unresolved questions about brain health and development. The New York Times has a...
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Michelle Van Loon in an article (CHRISTIANITY TODAY/April 1, 2014) entitled “Aged Out of Church” reports that:        George Barna’s 2011 State Of The Church survey highlighted that Boomers are leaving the church in numbers that we usually think of when we talk about the exodus of the Millennial generation :                 “ …. during the past...
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HEALTHY AGING AND DEMENTIA There is a growing focus in the varied media sources about the concerns related to the aging population and dementia. These concerns usually are addressing the financial impact society will face in trying to cope with health care costs and other social support services. The two top concerns for the “boomers”...
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It will be critical for people of faith to be thoughtful and contributing to the current debate in Canada about physician-assisted suicide, which continues to attract significant media attention. It is and will continue to be one of the most troubling social issues in the next few years for all of us entering the later...
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  SEPTEMBER 9th ~ A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH Earlier this year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) published a troubling report on their research concerning the growth in the suicide rates among middle-aged Americans. As these findings know no borders, we also need to be aware of them as Canadians. The...
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