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Seniors Making a Difference in the Lives of Young Boys

My dad’s favorite day at the senior center is Monday. That’s because on Monday afternoon, a group of boys from a neighborhood after-school club come to spend a few hours at the center. They play checkers with the seniors, hear their stories and just hang out together. Dad loves being around young people and it [...]

By |2018-10-22T09:34:26+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Holidays|0 Comments

Celebrate Earth Day with Your Elderly Loved One

If you and your family care about the environment, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to celebrate Earth Day and do a little something to help preserve our world. Earth Day may conjure up images of hours spent digging in the dirt, but there are ways to mark the day without strenuous labor. Adopt [...]

By |2018-05-17T23:53:00+00:00April 9th, 2018|Caregiving, Holidays|0 Comments

Trick or Treating with Seniors

Halloween brings out the child in all of us. We remember the excitement of choosing a costume, going out into the autumn evening and anticipating the bounty of candy we would bring home at the end of the night. We loved the scary decorations, even the tacky ones, and the friendliness of neighbors who had [...]

By |2018-05-17T23:53:00+00:00October 18th, 2017|Holidays|0 Comments

The Grandmother I Have Been Blessed With

I don’t remember Grandma as a healthy woman. She’s been homebound for so long, I am not sure I can even imagine her out and about. They tell me that when I was little she took me for walks in the park and played Candy Land with me at my house, but these are just [...]

By |2017-09-26T15:44:20+00:00September 10th, 2017|grandchildren, Holidays|0 Comments