Tag Archives: Senior Independent Living

The Friendly Home

Sometime in my late 20’s, I started volunteering at this assisted living center for women. It is where I got my first impression of options for aging seniors. It was not always a pretty picture. The place had been serving … Continue reading

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Mother In Law

“If she were my mother, she’d be living here with us.” The words just came out. My husband and son didn’t respond. It was something I’d thought about since the MIL was secured in senior independent living last March. She … Continue reading

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“I’m just one stomach flu away from my goal weight.”  The Devil Wears Prada It has become my least favorite prefix. Noro, as in Norovirus, aka the stomach flu.  The kind they get on cruise ships. This was no cruise. … Continue reading

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Living Without WIFI

To all the WordPressers I love and follow:  I’ve been trapped in a residence that is stuck in the 1950’s; no cable, no Internet. We have been moving my mother-in-law out of her home of 60 years into an “Independent … Continue reading

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