Holiday donations honor elderly loved ones

It’s a humbling experience to walk the halls of Senior Concerns during the holidays. Almost every day there is some act of kindness that catches your heart and makes you realize what a great community we live in. A few days ago a student group brought in a big batch of frozen cookie dough from [...]

By |December 22nd, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Being there when you are far away

My parents were in their 60s when I moved to California, which is 3,000 miles away from “home.” Caring for my aging parents long distance wasn’t even a consideration at that time. As the years passed, my dad developed Parkinson’s and my mom became his full-time caregiver. Had I lived close by, I would have [...]

By |December 7th, 2011|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments