Families struggling to care for elderly turn to mediation

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When she called her out-of-town daughter, the elderly woman spoke with a slur and could barely put words together. Medical officials at the hospital determined that the 89-year-old woman had had a series of small strokes. They also diagnosed dementia. After she went home, it became clear that the central Ohio woman was neither physically nor mentally capable of caring for herself, but she refused to leave her home of 50 years.

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62 Million Girls

“That’s where this issue gets personal for me, because I see myself in these girls. I see my daughters in these girls. These girls are OUR girls, and I simply cannot walk away from them.” — First Lady Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the 2015 #GlobalCitizen Festival stage to announce the launch of the #62MillionGirls campaign, to raise awareness for the 62 million girls worldwide who lack access to education.

Meet the People Who Keep New Yorkers From Ripping Each Other’s Heads Off – ANIMAL

“Harmonious co-existence is a lofty aspiration for a city as cramped as New York. To help establish peace, and to keep New Yorkers from strangling each other, mediators are scattered across the five boroughs, solving conflicts between families, neighbors and community members.”  Read more at:

http://animalnewyork.com/2015/meet-the-people-who-keep-new-yorkers-from-ripping-each-others-heads-off/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter