Parting Ways

Welcome to Parting Ways: Inside you will discover new ways to reinvent life’s last chapter inspired by Denise Carson’s book, Parting Ways, and OC Register newspaper columns.

Adapting Home to Age in Place

Adapting Home to Age in Place
Home is where nine out of 10 Americans wish to live out their last years, months and days according to the AARP.  Recently, I spent the day with ...
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Celebrating Life in Hospice

Celebrating Life in Hospice
The Parting Ways column at the Orange County Register spotlights Dee J. Valentine, a veteran and hospice patient, holds a living funeral. Read ...
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Ethical Will: A Legacy of Values

Ethical Will: A Legacy of Values
Rabbi Jack Reimer, known as America’s rabbi, wisely advises parents that an ethical will, bequeathing your values, moral assets and life lessons, ...
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Keeping Vigil in Hospice

Keeping Vigil in Hospice
A vigil to mark the last night of Iola Van Ornum’s life began when Bev Stevens entered her room at Fountain Care Center shortly after ...
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End of Life Planning

End of Life Planning
End of life in many ways is a journey that you must plan for like any other trip into unknown territory. It’s important to make plans for how you ...
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