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Carol Answers FAQs from Readers About the Minding Our Elders Column


Dear Readers: This morning, as I answered another email asking how I choose questions for the column, I realized that even readers who don’t ask might be curious. So, today I’ll address questions about how the Minding Our Elders column works.

Are these real questions from real people?

Short answer: Yes.

Longer answer: While some people prepare a concise, well-written question that I use verbatim, the average email question is longer than my full column wordcount. I understand why this is so and am honored that people trust me enough to let it all out. However, these questions must...

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Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories. "For anyone having to walk the last segments of life with a loved one, read this. There are so many different people discussed that you will find hope in reading about each one and probably find pieces of your own story and struggle in many.  This book is for all of us; let it help you cope! Thank you to the author and everyone she spoke with!" ...Dolores

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