March Madness

March Madness

Are you enjoying the fun of the college basketball playoffs and getting ready for “March Madness”?  It’s always a lot of fun, isn’t it?  We love the unexpected wins, the terrible upsets, the underdogs who rise to the top.  Surprises are part of the madness.  In March,...
Visiting Our Memories

Visiting Our Memories

When I asked a gentleman whose mother is in a skilled nursing facility where I visit why he rarely comes to see her, he said, “I can’t stand to visit mom!  She barely remembers me and there’s nothing to say to her.  She doesn’t care what’s going on in my life, and...
Give Thanks for the Gift of Good Health

Give Thanks for the Gift of Good Health

Since you are reading my blog, it is likely you have someone in your life that is not in good health.  You certainly know the time, money and effort it takes to care for them.  You also know the pain and heartache of watching when they struggle or suffer or become...
Gift Giving

Gift Giving

It’s getting late for holiday shopping, but many of us are still searching for the right gift for an elderly loved one or a friend who is seriously ill.  We certainly cannot fall back on gift certificates or cash when it comes to these special and fragile people in...
Pay Attention at the Holidays!

Pay Attention at the Holidays!

“What’s the matter with Mom?” Debbie asked angrily. She was upset because her mother-in-law, Ruth, had not remembered her birthday in October and now, when asked what to bring for Thanksgiving dinner, seemed to have no idea what she was making.  Ruth’s daughter...