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THE LONELINESS OF CAREGIVING

The AARP Bulletin of August, 2015 features https://www.viagrasansordonnancefr.com/viagra-femme-forum-rezeptfrei/ an article on “Overcoming the Loneliness of Dementia Caregiving.” This fascinating article focuses on the emotional needs of those who care for a https://www.viagrasansordonnancefr.com/viagra-naturel/ loved one with dementia. The author advocates that caregivers make connections, develop confidants, and express feelings. As I work with caregivers of those […]

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Aging in Place

The Star Tribune (Sunday, February 14, 2016, http://www.startribune.com/suburbs-brace-for-wave-of-older-adults-who-want-to-age-in-their-homes/368714601/) reported on issues of aging and housing for the metro area. The National Aging in Place Council (http://www.ageinplace.org/) is working hard to help people live independently in their own homes for as long as they can. Pivot Point Ministry Workshop I will be presenting a workshop for […]

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PILGRIMAGE TO GERMANY 2016

The Pilgrimage to Germany in 2016 will combine a study of history, with personal reflection and discernment of call. It will be a PILGRIMAGE, NOT A TOUR. Time will be set aside for spiritual http://www.viagragenericoes24.com/viagra-25-mg-efectos-secundarios practice and discernment. Yes, you will still get to see all of the historical sites, but from a different perspective. […]

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FALL EVENTS THROUGH PIVOT POINT MINISTRIES

Germany Pilgrimage (2016) Skype Information Meetings September 20 (Sunday) 7:00 p.m. (CDT) October 20 (Tuesday) 7:00 p.m. (CDT) November 15 (Sunday) 7:00 p.m. (CST) Group Spiritual Direction: Spirituality of Aging Location: Steve’s Home, 3454 Silver Lane NE, St. Anthony Village (Minneapolis), MN Thursday, September 10 1:00-2:00 p.m. ORIENTATION Thursday, September 17 1:00-3:00 p.m. Thursday, September […]

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FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS: DISCERNING ONE’S CALL

“It’s a Wonderful Life” is a classic movie, produced in 1946, starring Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey. George, a man who continually gave up his dreams to support others, begins to feel that he has been a total failure, one who has let down everybody around him. When George faces imminent suicide on Christmas Eve, […]

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