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3 Mischievous Old Grandmas – A Very Cute Joke

Three mischievous old grandmas were sitting on a bench outside a nursing home

when an old grandpa walked by.

And one of the old grandmas yelled out saying, ‘We bet we can tell exactly how old you are.’ The old man said, ‘There is no way you can guess it, you old fools.’ (more…)

HOSPICE – A TELLING STORY OF AN ACT OF KINDNESS

Photo courtesy of Flickr and bfraz

I was sent the story I am about to share and I always give credit to the author but I have no idea who wrote this beautiful piece. It brought tears to my eyes which is not why I am sharing but rather that I hope it helps each of us to reach out to others. As you read this story remember that people may not remember exactly what you did, or what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel.

“I arrived at the address where someone had requested a taxi. I honked but no one came out. I honked again, nothing. So I walked to the door and knocked. ‘Just a minute’, answered a frail, elderly voice. (more…)

Senior Women – Live Long, Live Well, Get out and Exercise

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(photo courtesy of HoldThatTiger and Flickr)

Live Long, Live Well means just that and in order to make this happen exercise needs to be part of our weekly regimen. I live in a community where the majority of women are retired and in their 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. This is the most fit community I have ever lived in and the one common denominator of watching all the woman be healthy is that they all exercise. I went to a yoga class and was almost embarrassed because (more…)

Senior Caregiver – A Daughter’s Journey to the End

As this year comes to an end memories come back to me of the precious last days I shared with my parents before their passing. It’s been 4 long years since their passing and not a day goes by that I don’t think of mom and dad. In fact, their passing charted my pathway into the senior business. I feel really blessed that I was able to be with each of them in their final moments. Their passing had a profound effect on my belief system …. (more…)