A Diary of Aging

More About Jim

Jim-Waun-in-the-parkI love listening to and learning from others. My curiosity led me on a peripatetic professional life as a pharmacist, physician and medical educator, finishing my working career as a pharmacist again.  In my 50s I went to graduate school in philosophy, with an emphasis on medical ethics.  My most unusual job was county coroner in northern Michigan.

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Recent Blog Posts

January 1, 2018 |

Managing the dwindles

I’ve been plagued with health problems that have kept me at about half-speed for three months. I was hospitalized...

November 26, 2017 |

Signs of the times

I’m recovering from a four-day stay in a local hospital a couple of weeks ago. While there I was in three...

October 25, 2017 |

Death with dignity

Thank goodness the days of dying like my mother did twenty years ago, with end stage Alzheimers Disease, are...

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