Category Archives: Caring

Get over answers

Get over needing an answer. :- Doug.

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Contemplative lawyer

A contemplative lawyer A contemplative elder A contemplative poet :- Doug.

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Feel pain

Even lawyers can feel pain. :- Doug.

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Deeper shade of black

More than most, lawyers live in a litigious world. Elder caring lawyers—at least this one of them—prefer kind and gentle. We all live in a divisive age, and an age of courtroom dramas where there is black and white and … Continue reading

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Non experts helping

I come here not as an expert. As a friend. I know some things. You know many more things. Let us share. Perhaps we can help one another. :- Doug.

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Some diaper

Some days you’re the baby, some days you’re the diaper. :- Doug.

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Story ambit?

What is the ambit of your story? The circle of your compassion? :- Doug.

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Be abnormal

Caring—loving—is abnormal. Be abnormal. :- Doug.

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Toward caring

Toward a caring, sharing, kinder humanity…For the Grandchildren :- Doug.

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Empathy in action

When we seek to touch 300-year people, we become empathy in action. :- Doug.

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Nudge out the circle

It is our task as elders to nudge out the circle of human compassion to include all, as Albert Schweitzer taught. :- Doug.

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Depth elder caring

There is a depth to elder caring beyond simply helping get the right care and asking how we are doing with all this. It is opening to one another. That little door that opens out onto an endless field. What … Continue reading

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Glass of icy water is denied

A glass of icy water is denied people in the hospital. The touch of cold glass, the crystal clarity to look through. Sparkling in the sunlight! :- Doug.

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Choosing level of pain medication

I would like to choose my own level of pain medication at dying time—and level of consciousness. :- Doug.

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Kern Road pond campus

I work from our Kern Road pond campus. 😉 :- Doug.

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Do they comment?

Do they see really see their clients the ones under their protection do they comment to their clients over their lives and how they face them each? :- Doug.

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Medicaid, discouraged

Lawyer, notice: it is a big job to gather the paper for a Medicaid application. Some people perhaps should be discouraged from it—or at least warned. :- Doug.

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