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The 6th article in the Dad’s Had a Stroke Series under our stories section. Stroke Rehab. So Dad has been here at stroke rehab for more than a month now. We have a family meeting booked at the 6- week...
And so our journey has begun…..Dad has had a stroke, a typical caregiver story. I am an independent, confidant, intelligent woman, I can figure this out. I can do this! No big deal. I have had curve balls thrown at...
The family meeting took place and it wasn’t at all what any of us expected. Dad’s cognitive deficiencies are far more then we had thought. He will not recover from the physical constraints of the stroke. So the question to us...where...
The first article in a series by Jeff Resnick, Our Earliest Passions Shape Our Future Some of us are lucky enough to be able to remember one teacher who made a difference in our lives. Mr. Howe, first name Robert, was...
A group of senior athletes came together to achieve a historic individual indoor rowing record on Long Island on November 3, 2018. Nineteen seniors from ages 72 to 101, sponsored by U.S. Veterans' Rowing & Kayaking Foundation, set a...
Patients recovering from lengthy battles with COVID-19 face many obstacles, even when free from the disease. In addition to being weakened from confinement in a bed for weeks or months, their breathing capacity is compromised, making it extremely challenging...
Over this past holiday season, I had the pleasure of spending some time in Florida in a Senior Community park. My husband and I are not yet seniors (getting close!) but we had the pleasure of meeting and interacting...
Most days he gets shot, drowned and set on fire. You can see why Jim Dowdall doesn’t want to retire. English stunt man Jim Dowdall is in his seventies with grey hair, hearing aids and a ready smile. He’s chatting...
When I was first introduced to Peter, he wasn’t interested in receiving help from others let alone me, a stranger. His daughter was surprised he let me through the front door for my first shift. Peter was comfortable in...
When Cass and I moved to Williamsburg, Virginia, we built a house just down the road from the College of William and Mary. Naturally, my father always joked that the school had actually been named after him (William) and...