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Five Great Tips for Communicating with a Person with Dementia

Older Americans (65 years and older) are one of the fastest growing populations, with the elderly population expected to double from 35 million today to over 70 million by 2030! 341 more words



Not even 


and stones

can shore up a hillside



and water

conspire against them.


As some of you know, I have been primary medical and personal liaison for my almost 93 year old father since my mother’s death three and a half years ago. 233 more words


Skin Care in Your 30s: Looking Young and Being Blemish-free

There is no one way to take care of your skin. Women in different stages of lives have different skin care needs. The beauty regimen you were following when you were in your 20s may not be enough to keep dryness, fine lines, and age spots at bay in your 30s. 317 more words




Slipping through the sands of time

Days grow shorter, nights sublime.

The darkness is a safe escape in which my heart finds rest.

The light of day brings promise, but days bring one more test. 86 more words


Haiku--Shuffling to Nowhere

There is nothing more
distracted than a tired
old truck driver lost.

(from thetruckersreport.com)


Monday Memes 13

I have shared here that a (somewhat) challenging personal situation lies ahead for me – like about 96 hours ahead. I am NOT looking forward to the necessary conversation I need to have; as such, I was looking for inspiring memes for me, personally, and was touched by the following graphics this past week. Enjoy!

"Euthanasia is both profitable and cost effective"

I think an individual should be able to choose, and be assisted, to die peacefully and painlessly – provided he is of sound mind and is suffering from a terminal and painful illness. 906 more words