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Elder Shame and Ego

2 years agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Recently, a friend who is in our age group – about 73 now – dislocated his shoulder. It affected some nerves in his hand and fingers and recovery, even with diligent rehab exercises, is slow. One of the effects is...
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