We just got back from Boston for a family wedding and had a really great time. We had a chance to see this amazing city briefly and we just loved it. Such a rich history.
None of those first settlers there could be sure of what lay ahead of them. They faced overwhelming struggles that tested their limits. Tests of endurance, of new conditions, and of survival.
And still, they made it. They overcame those tests and succeeded.
This is not unlike what you are facing with your aging parents. You are on a journey like a colonist, in uncharted territory. Like them, you will have to get outside your comfort zone, deal with the unknown and face it head on.
You don’t know what lies ahead, for sure, but one thing you can be sure of is that your own limits will be tested. Our challenge is not just our aging parents, but aging itself and you must learn how to deal with your own limits about aging if you expect to succeed.
This is the topic of this issue of our newsletter.