Home or Hospital?  Choosing a place to die.

Posted on June 10th, 2021
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Most Americans would prefer to die at home.  Surveys show that 90% of our population wants to pass away in their own beds. There was a time when the majority of deaths were homebased.  In 1912, two-thirds of those passing succumbed there. “Throughout human history, and until very recently, most people died at home,” Dr. […]

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Why Audiences Love Jimmy Stewart

Posted on June 4th, 2021
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  Over his sixty-year acting career, two-time Academy Award winner James Stewart was never one to back away from a risky role.  A surprising number of the parts he played were fragile, disillusioned figures, given to very dark moments.   Biographer Donald Dewey said that Stewart, when considering a script, was first interested in his character’s […]

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Interview with Dr. Streit-Horn on After Death Communication

Posted on May 28th, 2021
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After Death Communication (ADC) is the clinical term for seeing, hearing, or feeling the presence of a deceased person.  The event is spontaneous and, in terms of the laws of physics, unexplainable.  It is estimated that 20 to 30% of the population has had an ADC occurrence during their lives. In her book, Surviving Death, Leslie […]

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Tribute to James Agee

Posted on May 27th, 2021
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Remembering James Agee

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Boomeragers: Young Adults are Returning Home

Posted on May 21st, 2021
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When Pew Research Center announced last fall 52 percent of young adults in the United States were living in their parents’ homes, social scientists took notice.  This percentage was an all-time high, surpassing the 48 percent previous high which occurred at the end of the Great Depression. Put in raw numbers, this meant 26.6 million […]

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