“The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes greatRead More . . .
Does mom refuse to buy new clothes and insist on wearing stained, torn and well-worn clothing? Or, does she wear the same clothes for two, three or more days in a row? Changes in personal hygiene can beRead More . . .
Have you heard the saying that it takes a village to raise a child? Well, as mom and dad get older, it’s literally taking a village to help aging seniors help themselves, so they can stay in their homesRead More . . .
For years I wondered what a daily constitutional was. I heard it in movies and oblique references in adult conversation and for some reason pictured an early 19th century man twirling an umbrella whileRead More . . .
No one likes emergencies. They tend to turn the world upside down. If we are lucky, it’s a short-term situation that is more nerve wracking than disastrous. When it involves an elderly loved one, GrandpaRead More . . .