Huffington post blogger Elanie Ambrose shared her thoughts last week in her thoughtful post titled “How to Share New Compassion With Old Souls”, which featured in Huffington Post’s POST50 section. In her blog, she remarks on the phenomenon that seems to have affected volunteerism in America in recent years. Volunteers tend to find it much […]
My mom and mother-in-law, both living in assisted living, routinely state that they don’t know why “they are still here.” There are myriad studies about depression in the senior community and then I saw a news blurb and the light bulb came on for me. The usual functions at assisted and independent living communities are […]
Large independent living and assisted living communities are their own little society. The women outnumber the men by a huge number (due to mortality). My wife and I are a few years apart in age. We worked it out so we will both live to about the same time! One dynamic of these communities is […]
Here is where I will share my personal thoughts about my own eldercare experiences, and also those from our friends and hopefully our readers as well.