Joan Englander is a holistic eldercare coach and founder of Healing Companions®  services, a holistic approach to eldercare, and author of the highly acclaimed book, Joy in the Evening of Our Lives: Nurturing the Elderly Soul. For 30 years she has served as a consultant and inservice trainer for geriatric care facilities in California.


Kindling the Flames of Joy


Laughter and tears of delight became a defining moment. I could continue to react to my disability with despair, give in and take antidepressants, or respond to life’s challenges with creative joy. I chose the latter. Yet, humility is a lesson here....

Winter 2012 Issue

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