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Rarely does one get an off-putting title as discouraging as this:

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As Our Years Increase: Loving, Caring, Preparing For Life Past 65.

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Here’s a short story from it:

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   “The man, 76 years old, was clearly out of his head. He had been moved to the nursing home directly from the hospital, where he had experienced acute heart failure. Within a few days, however, he seemed better. The trouble was, he kept insisting that his mother would drive over to pick him up. The nurses who…”

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“…see a good deal of confusion, assured him that he would be all right. Privately they decided to keep him for a few more weeks, to see whether his mental state would improve. Eventually, however, his 95-year-old mother, accompanied by her 97-year-old sister, did arrive in her car to take her little boy back to his home 100 miles away.”

As told in Morton Puner’s To the Good, Long Life¹

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   ¹ on p.7 of Tim Stafford’s fascinating, As Our Years Increase: Loving, Caring, Preparing For Life Past 65. First published by Zondervan, 1989, later republished by Harper Paperbacks, 1991.