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Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

It seems as if I am on some streak for reading books where the main characters are senior citizens. Or maybe that is just the trend. 364 more words


Women as Caregivers

I posted this to my other blog a couple of months ago, and it was quite popular.  I think it is important for women to read, and I wanted to post it here as well since this page is about caregiving. 515 more words


A time for reflection, A time to please God: Lent

Lent is a time of reflection and a time to work toward pleasing God, and as a practicing Catholic, I love the “mid-year New Year” where I’m filled with renewed hope and a passion for bettering myself and my community. 291 more words

Living Life

'Can you hear music?'

I really liked this elderly couple who I had noticed take a seat on one of the benches down at Gunwharf.

As I watched so his wife with some degree of anticipation carefully took out this pastry treat which had been placed delicately into it’s very own little designer paper wrap. 226 more words

The Streets

Elderly care in the African community

There is a looming pensioner crisis facing Africans in Britain that may be their undoing. This is Britain not Africa, and the culture of African children dutifully caring for elderly parents as loving parents once cared for them does not always play out as expected. 1,148 more words


600 patients die of hunger and thirst every year: Hospital staff refuse to help, say families  | Daily Mail Online

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I commend the Mail newspaper which has long highlighted appalling neglect in UK hospitals and care homes. This is a deeply worrying read about elderly patients who are neglected and die of hunger and thirst. 128 more words