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Observations and commentary on aging, caregiving, and the complex journey through the second half of life.

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When The Last Parent Is Gone

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Aging Parents | Comments Off

When The Last Parent Is Gone By David Solie When the last parent is gone, Your heart cannot right itself, Things that should help, Heeding warning signs Repairing loose ends Bracing for impact All prove shallow...

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Poetry and Aging Parents, Part 5

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Aging Parents | Comments Off

Aging parents face an uneven future in which one will be left behind. FD Reeves’ poem “Home in Wartime” contains two elegant and inspiring stanzas of instructions for both possibilities… From “Home in...

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