May 23, 2020

How Not to Become Lost in Caregiving During a

I admire my mother for the caregiver she was to my father when he became ill. He was on a very restrictive diet because of multiple health issues and she applied herself to learning that diet and planning meals around it. Mom taught me what true caregiving was all about.
May 22, 2020

The Power of Love In Turbulent Times

Still, I have to be at her home by 10 am ready to receive the food tray, with a mask and gloves on. I have to wash all the containers with soap and warm water and reheat at a high temperature, all the food coming from any outside sources.
May 20, 2020

Seventh Floor During “New York Pause”

When the novel coronavirus struck New York City earlier this year, my neighbors seemed to know that we’d support each other and our community in small but meaningful ways.
April 2, 2020

She Won’t Be the Last

I could hear her loud and clear, she had a need and she was prepared to advocate for it with an emotional appeal
September 8, 2019

Not a Walk in the Park

Dear Rhoda, I want to communicate a few things that aren't followed by the response of, “I can’t hear you.” We are all gathered today at your memorial and according to the Buddhists your soul is still hovering among us.
July 6, 2017

Outward Bound for Centenarians

Sophie was picked up by Sterling Ambulette with my physician signature authorization so that Medicaid would pay the car fare. She was picked up for the purpose of a routine doctor office visit, a so-called transportation entitlement..