Tag Archives: memory care

The Ghosts

My mother started talking about “the ghosts” who live at her residence a few weeks ago when we were having our daily evening phone conversation.  It gave me a deep shudder, not out of fear that she was being haunted, but out … Continue reading

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Holistic, Intergenerational Living for Seniors with Gardens Galore

  A better way to spend your last years?                         Photo Credit: High Point Community Garden, Seattle, WA   I remember feeling as a young child that locking older people away in their own buildings until they died was … Continue reading

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Insider Tips on Choosing Residential Elder Care

Here’s some advice, some of it straight from my (still very verbal) 74-yr. old mother, currently living in memory care, as to what to look out for when choosing a place to live.  Plenty of these guidelines also apply to those looking for … Continue reading

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