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Aging

In cohousing communities, UU seniors are finding new ways to ‘age in place’

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In cohousing communities, UU seniors are finding new ways to ‘age in place’

Nearly 13 percent of cohousing residents identify as Unitarian Universalists, according to a 2012 survey.

Kris Willcox 1/27/2020 Winter 2019

Imagine

Spirit

Imagine

imagine your / body out- / living your / mind.

Everett Hoagland 11/1/2018 Winter 2018

Onward and upward forever?

Life

Onward and upward forever?

The realities of an individual life—and of aging—reveal the limits of unlimited growth and expansion.

Doug Muder 10/1/2018

What we want at the end

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What we want at the end

Talking about how we hope to die can help avoid needless suffering for our loved ones as well as for ourselves.

Kris Willcox 10/15/2018 Fall 2018

On the days I eat

Spirit

On the days I eat

Music is a spiritual discipline for me. And I only need to practice on the days I eat.

Colleen M. McDonald 8/27/2018 Summer 2018

The unwanted gift of a new chair

Life

The unwanted gift of a new chair

Be present to other people as they are, not as you want them to be.

Bruce T. Marshall 7/23/2018 Summer 2018

On becoming old-old

Spirit

On becoming old-old

Living to be 87 is a surprise, and I’m finding that old-old is different than just plain old.

Sally Salisbury Stoddard 1/23/2017 Winter 2016

After a dying dad

Spirit

After a dying dad

‘Old life recomposes into new life, and we are not separate from this grand, inclusive, regenerative scheme.’

Jaco ten Hove 12/26/2016 Winter 2016

My dear, you shall have them

Life

My dear, you shall have them

Shedding possessions as I age is a family—and faith—tradition.

Jane Ranney Rzepka 5/2/2016 Fall 2016

Choice at the end

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Choice at the end

In Oregon, terminally ill people have the right to seek a prescription to end their lives—thanks in large part to Unitarian Universalists.

Elaine McArdle 4/25/2016 Spring 2016

Cross my heart and hope to die

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Cross my heart and hope to die

When my end comes, I hope I will have the power to die well.

Doug Muder 2/22/2016 Spring 2016

Resources for older adults

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Resources for older adults

Staff Writer 2/15/2016 Spring 2016

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