Restored Poetry #archives #elderly #poetry #hospice

Hold me… I am a broken, colorful fragrant remnant of yesterday * Remember me… when I was alive, thriving extracted from a beautiful whole * Understand me… for who I am today a relic, don’t pull me to pieces * Cherish me… for what I was and what will be of a memory Caring forContinue reading “Restored Poetry #archives #elderly #poetry #hospice”

Zest For Life #elderlyissues #atozchallenge

  A ha so this is the last day of the April A to Z challenge. How was it for you? I looked back briefly on a few of my precious A to Z challenges:   One challenge  I had planned on illustrating a month of my dragon stories. I broke my wrist one month Continue reading “Zest For Life #elderlyissues #atozchallenge”

eXplanation #elderlyissues #atozchallenge

“Can you tell me?” “What would you like to know?” With Dementia we often will be asked the same questions every shift or 10 times every shift. I find the more confused a client is the more they can loop around a similarity. “When is my friend Felicia coming?” “We called. She’s on her way?”Continue reading “eXplanation #elderlyissues #atozchallenge”

I Smell A Rat #newcago #horticulture #pandemic #flashfiction #reading

  New Cago was not a very cultured metropolis before the epi & pan demic. Kids were shoving things up their noses or in their veins. It made sense that there was no room for something for the mind to synthesize. Then the libraries were closed. So most people read their cereal box for entertainment.Continue reading “I Smell A Rat #newcago #horticulture #pandemic #flashfiction #reading”

Quiet and Loud #elderlyissues #atozchallenge

Its an odd pace  elderly and sound Some need quiet others quite loud With aging comes the issue of hearing loss. It is not the case with every person, however. I also notice that hard of hearing people can hear things when they really want to hear what you are saying. “I know you areContinue reading “Quiet and Loud #elderlyissues #atozchallenge”

Healthy at Home #covid #elderly #atozchallenge

There’s no place like home and at the moment that is where everyone is. From the village (Uganda) to the city (San Francisco) hut or palace people are in their domiciles to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The objective is to keep everyone healthy and for the sickness to curve downward and stop infecting people.Continue reading “Healthy at Home #covid #elderly #atozchallenge”

Exercise #atozchallenge #elderly

“Good morning, Miss E it’s time to get up.” “I think I’ll stay in bed.” “Okay then we will have our bath in bed today.” “Oh I dont want to do that. I better get up.” “What if I let you stay in bed a little longer. I will give your your meds in bed.”Continue reading “Exercise #atozchallenge #elderly”

Dementia #atozchallenge #elderlyissues #dragons

“Honey, I lost another one…” “Okay, let me get my glasses on so I can find my shoes.” “Why do you need shoes?” “So I can help you find what you lost.” “Are you okay? We don’t need shoes to find the word I lost just now.”   As I get older I cant tellContinue reading “Dementia #atozchallenge #elderlyissues #dragons”

Alzheimers and Old Butcher Knives Part 2 #atozchallenge #elderly

“Millie came to visit… The RAT never suspected. Never suspected a thing. Extra sugar can hide almost anything. The one thing my husband enjoyed was my home baked cookies.” “Oh well. Thanks for your candor and for the cookie. I need to go now. Have a good day ma’am.” I tried not to run offContinue reading “Alzheimers and Old Butcher Knives Part 2 #atozchallenge #elderly”

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