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Dementia Through The Eyes of a Child

Elizabeth Flora Ross | Posted 09.14.2014 | Parents
Elizabeth Flora Ross

In the beginning, the residents sitting around the room were withdrawn, as is typical. Some watched with interest, many with detachment, some not at all. But then an amazing thing happened.

The One Word That Sends Chills Down My Spine

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty
Meryl Hartstein

So now what happens as we get into our middle years? Our children have graduated college, have moved out on their own and started their own nest eggs. We are now left with our glorious homes that we've worked so hard for. Put all of our sweat and tears into only to hear, 'maybe it's time to downsize.'

The 3,000 Mile Umbilical Cord

Mel Walsh | Posted 08.11.2012 | Fifty
Mel Walsh

If umbilical cords are cut at birth, then why am I still connected in some ancient, mammalian way to generations of my family -- even though they live 3,000 miles away?