Over the last several years there has been a lot of talk about Elder care within the Pagan community. With the loss of such notable Elders as Isaac Bonewits, Judy Harrow, Peter Paddon and Morning Glory Zell, it has become a topic of conversation for many who are seeing the “old guard” pass on to other realms. What I do not see a lot of is talk about taking care of those who take care of our Elders.
I’m not going to dwell on what makes someone an Elder. That is a discussion that many have already tackled. I’ve even addressed it in podcast a few times with both “old guard” and the newer generations of Pagans. Instead, I’ll address taking care of both the Elders and those who take care of them. Continue reading