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Monday, November 10, 2008

10 "Boredom Busters" for Frail Seniors

Whar do you think of this posted by Kate Rauch, Caring.com senior editor
Awhile back, I used to make weekly visits to a friend in a nursing home. Her home was the basic “Medicaid Package” (many of the residents were low-income), not a horrible place, but simple, without frills like field-trips or a gym.
I'll always remember the image of rows of residents in wheelchairs lining the halls. Some were asleep, others staring into space. A few would smile as I walked by, reaching a hand up for a squeeze. So this is old age, I thought: sitting. I’d be lying if I didn’t say this gave me the creeps.
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1 comment:

sarah said...

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Sarah

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