Gero-Punk Celebration: Each Moment of Love is the Whole of my Life

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Each Moment of Love is the Whole of my Life

By guest Gero-Punk

Eileen Mejia

 ImageOur family has loved and been loved by six great-grandparents, all living within ten minutes of our home.  Over the past three years we lost half of them.  In this essay I explore their passing out of life, and what I have learned from loving and being loved by them.

Our first loss was my step-father, Clinton, a wise mentoring elder.  Once the deputy superintendent of Portland Public Schools, Clinton was a deeply spiritual being, a brilliant and caring educator, taken three years ago by leukemia.   He mentored me, and our three children, in how to move through life in synch with our core…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, CT, MA

Thanatologist: Loss, Trauma, Crisis, Death, and Grief Educator - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007) Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimer's and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Former Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher
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