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How to Set Pandemic Boundaries for Relatives

How to Set Pandemic Boundaries for Relatives

How to Set Pandemic Boundaries for Relatives How to Set Pandemic Boundaries for Relatives For many people, that’s a lot more easily said than done. Be a conduit, not a lifeline. Jenny Lynn is a wife and the mother of two teenagers in Novato, Calif. Besides managing the pandemic’s extra toll on her immediate family, she has been providing an …

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Talking With Relatives Across the Political Divide

Talking With Relatives Across the Political Divide

Talking With Relatives Across the Political Divide Talking With Relatives Across the Political Divide Peter Coleman, a professor of psychology and education at Columbia University and the director of the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, says it’s also necessary to set the ground rules for what types of conversations you want to partake in with loved …

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‘It’s Really a Gift’: Israeli Hospitals Let Relatives Say Goodbye Up Close

‘It’s Really a Gift’: Israeli Hospitals Let Relatives Say Goodbye Up Close

“We had a patient come in who shortly afterward passed away, and I had to tell his two sons that their father had just died,” he said. “We were standing in the hallway with masks on. And I had to tell them, ‘If that’s not bad enough, you won’t be able to see your father.’ That was horrible. That was …

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When Older Relatives Shrug at Coronavirus Restrictions

When Older Relatives Shrug at Coronavirus Restrictions

The priority of older adults, Dr. Haase explains, is to make the most of their limited time on earth, and their highest value is social connection. “For them, being home alone with just their thoughts and nowhere to go can be a frightening place.” And then there’s the fact that older adults may not see themselves as, well, old. “Older …

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Skull Fossils in Cave Show Mix of Human Relatives Roamed South Africa

Skull Fossils in Cave Show Mix of Human Relatives Roamed South Africa

Nestled in South Africa’s Cradle of Humankind, the Drimolen paleocave is an amphitheater hosting the remains of ancient ancestors of humans. Most famous among the hominins found there are Orpheus and Eurydice, a pair of Paranthropus robustus unearthed in 1994 and named after the lovers from Greek mythology. They are just two of more than 160 fossilized specimens of our …

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