Tags » Elderly

Elderly, middle-aged show the way, the young mostly keep away

For senior citizens voting was mostly about doing their duty to the nation, but the youth, whom most parties had wooed, preferred to keep away as if it was none of their business… 10 more words

Crane



Weathered fingers
Thousand origami cranes
Covered with prayers



______________________________________________

© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014



Prompt:
Crane

Haiku/Senryu

As busy as Next on the first day of Summer sales

So I spent another morning at Marlow House today. I was rushed off my feet!

Now here’s an interesting situation: Pat (who you must know I have a soft spot for now) and Sylvia (who has a form of dementia or Alzheimer’s or something that makes her slightly aggressive and inconsiderate) got into a bit of an argument. 251 more words

Med Student

Five Good Excuses for Avoiding a Class Reunion -Especially after 30 years

By Dr. Margaret Jamal

Class reunions can be a great experience in the first few years. However when you start thinking about hosting 30 and 40 year class reunions, I wonder if there are good reasons for doing this.   686 more words

Aging

Seniors 65+ Are Going To Get Tattoos

Brace yourself. Granny might have a tramp stamp. A new report says that grandparents and retirees are turning up at tattoo parlors to get that ink they’ve wanted all their lives. 112 more words

Features

Utmost Respect

The people that deserve the utmost respect in this world includes a variety of people. From our elderly, to the soldier’s that fight everyday for our freedom, and to the ones that have inspired us to do our best throughout the rough times in our life. 460 more words

Inspiration

Elderly Man Calls Ambulance for Wife with Dementia, Cops Show Up and Beat Him

Source: The Daily Sheeple, by Melissa Melton, April 19th, 2014

It seems more and more these days that if you think a loved one is in danger in America, calling the cops should be your absolute last possible resort. 268 more words

Police State