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Gloves And The Great Covid PPE Hunt

I recently received a call from two front-line workers who are caring for an elderly friend of mine. “We’re just about out of gloves,” the personal care attendant worker said.

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As You Become Older, Do You Become “More”?

Someone once said we discover who we really are as we age. I used to wonder if that was true.

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Bizarre Food Shopping Rituals During Quarantine

We all took a vow recently in our family — we would avoid grocery stores at all costs. We have several people in our house more susceptible to Covid-19 than others.

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Nursing Homes Residents Feeling Trapped During Pandemic

The terrible irony for the elderly in nursing facilities is that family and friends who came to visit their loved ones, staff caregivers who went room to room to care for the residents, and other residents at the facility, are likely sources of the virus spreading.

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Wisdom

Wisdom & Old Age Allow The Mind To Soar During COVID-19

With more time on my hands as I stay at home out of harm’s way, I’ve been reminiscing about conversations from long ago.

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Hopeful Things During This Unreal, Upside Down, Crazy Time

It’s like the world’s been given a giant time-out. New sayings are popping up that would’ve confused only a short while ago.

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