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Senior High: Meet Lou

We get here, and Lou is singing. His caregiver Polly is waiting for him to take a breath, so she can feed him. His pal Esther watches him like a hawk so he doesn’t go full throttle, piss off the other diners and make trouble for them in their once grand, now fading old-age home. 415 more words

Life & Death

Why This Should Be Your Book Club's Next Great Choice

Here are five reasons why I highly (and yet modestly) recommend and respectfully suggest you consider Tales From The Family Crypt for your book club: 460 more words


I intended to write a New Year’s post. I’m no diehard resolution-maker, but I appreciate defining goals for the coming year, then working to achieve them, even if they don’t change much from year to year. 923 more words

Clarity in Confusion

At first glance the title of this post may appear to be an oxymoron…..for how can you get clarity in confusion or from confusion, hmm……?? 335 more words


Aging Parents: Help for Caregiver Stress--The Best Stress-Relief Posts I've Found

Stress accompanies caregiving…

Yet caregiver stress differs from ordinary stress, eg. from the work place. Its “ingredients” differ: love, caring, devotion, loyalty, pushing oneself to–and beyond–the limit. 760 more words

Aging Parents

Discounts for Seniors

The following post was written by a man named Steve Herman.

This list may not only be useful for you, but for your friends and family too. 25 more words

Elder Law & Finances

Am I stepping inward or backwards?

I had been less than a month since I sat next to both my Parents’ beds, and said goodbye.

Dad went peacefully in his sleep. Two Days later, not as quietly, but; with strength and grace, my Mother was gone as well. 88 more words