Category Archives: Socialization, Staying Active During the Elderly Years

How We’d, Decided, to Live After Sixty

Keeping your, lifestyle, just as active as you’d lived previous, that, is a great way, to stay young forever all right!!!  translated… Recalling how as I got across my fortieth “marker”, I’d, announced to my friends, I’m already, going towards, … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Having Female Confidants

What we need, as we, grow older, someone, to just listen, someone to, give us, an alternative perspective of the issues we’re, faced with in life, translated… It was about, two years after, we were, wed, I suppose, there was, … Continue reading

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Dementia, But Not Losing the Ability to Live on One’s Own, Training the Children Starting at a Young Age

As these, are the skills, we would find useful, as we become, elderly people, and with the society, aging fast right now, we need to, make sure, that we train, the next generations to be, inquisitive, because they will help … Continue reading

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As the Weather Turned Cooler & Autumn Closes in

How retired elderly service persons are still, quite active, sharing their lives, in a nursing home, translated… That day, as I received a call from, He, a female friend, the who’d served on the entertainment committee, she invited me to … Continue reading

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No Meds

All this elderly woman was in need of, was someone, to hear her out, translated… It’d been, several ears, that my grandmother had, fumbled through her medicine bags after each and every meal, for her “treats”, she’d gone to the … Continue reading

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My Best Friend

Making friends with someone who is older, someone who reminded you of your mother, with both of you, benefitting from the interactions, translated… The setting sun had, casted a very long shadow of Kim and me, in order to comply … Continue reading

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Two Separate Mindsets in Dementia, from the Caretakers’ Journal

The characters of these two elderly women’s personalities were, flipped, upside down by dementia, translated… When my mother-in-law was eighty-three, she was diagnosed as having vascular dementia, and my husband and I took over the caretaking of her, she’d, changed … Continue reading

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