If I hadn’t had a long time of lonely recovery after my stroke I might not have ever known how important I am to the equation of unfolding.
Since the success of the film Alive Inside, I have been keeping an eager eye out for the next film to have similar potential to transform the way people think about aging. Last week I found one – The Age of Love.
It’s an old song. Georgia liked to shuffle about to it in the Common Room, which was what they call the area next to the Dining Room. Georgia called that one the PeePee Room and the other the Slops Room. So you can guess she wasn’t wild about being at Sunny Meadows.
Our beauty changes, but it never goes away, it goes inside of us. And that inner beauty shines through all the brighter.
It’s the time of year when traditionally I do quite a bit of thinking about the year that is about to come to an end, the year that lies ahead full of possibilities and endless dreams, and the many resolutions that I may or may not keep.
As I sat down to really reflect on the year with all its ups and downs, I realized this year I have had such a wonderful opportunity to grow and learn from some amazing people who influence long term care across the globe. However, I also realized I learned the most this year from the Elders who came in and out of my life over the past 12 months.
Some things I picked up this year from our Elders:
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