Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lessons Learned: Enjoy This Moment and the Path Before You

In October 2010, I was walking to a restaurant, talking with my husband, my face turned toward him. I didn’t see the curb. I smashed my left great toe into the concrete — and immediately felt a ripping pain left of my belly, shooting through my left hip and lower back.

That pain saved my life

Posted in End of Life, Human Nature, Life lessons, Personal stuff

Leaving This World Alone (Loneliness among the Elderly)

James A. Froude said, “We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.” There is no feeling more horrible than the loneliness one feels in the unsettling quiet of an empty house. For many elderly, it seems that aging

Posted in Elder Care, End of Life, Human Nature, Life lessons, Long Term Care, Taking Care of Seniors