Everyone thought he was dirt poor
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that were witnessed firsthand by me; used with permission. Living in a small town you quickly get to know everyone around you, including the people who live on the street. One such man we’ll call Sam was quite elderly and wore the same pair of overalls every day. If you got too close you might wonder if that was all he owned and you might wish you hadn’t been downwind of him.
Accused Serial Killer Harvey Marcelin Makes Distasteful Joke about "Eating the Victim"
EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn - The Daily Beast reports, while speaking to detectives after her March arrest for allegedly killing and dismembering a friend, 83-year-old Harvey Marcelin made a disturbing joke nearly as gross as the crime of which she’s been accused. “You have to be careful about Chinese food because you never know what you’re going to be eating,” Marcelin said to a detective. “You may be eating the victim.” The Daily Beast reported. Marcelin made the remarks while discussing various types of cuisine in New York, though it’s unclear how the topic even came up in her discussions with law enforcement. The disturbing joke was revealed in a document prosecutors turned over to the defense Wednesday.
Seniors 60+ in Brentwood Enjoy a Delicious Brunch at Chapala Mexican Restaurant on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Meals on Wheels Diablo Region and Café Costa Announced a new initiative that allows local seniors in Brentwood, CA to enjoy a Mexican Brunch from Chapala Mexican Restaurant on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.
My Great Aunt Wanted To Wear Her Nightie To Church
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that were witnessed firsthand by me; used with permission. My great aunt was a fascinating lady who could sit for hours and regale you with stories of yesteryear. As she aged, she began to slip into a form of dementia that sometimes made it difficult to know whether she was telling you something that had happened, or something that was created in her mind.
Colorado caregivers are tired, can't afford more help, study shows
Adult daughter greeting elderly mother in a garden.Andrea Piacquadio / Pexels. (Denver, Colo.) People who care for their aging parents or family members may be facing caregiver fatigue, according to a new study from Seniorly.
Woman scolds elderly impaired husband for disobeying
*This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events I experienced firsthand, used with permission. The other day my partner and I were driving through Bishop, a small city in the middle of California when we decided to have lunch at a famous Dutch bakery called Schat’s.
My Mother In Law Took My Forks
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that were witnessed firsthand by me; used with permission. My mother-in-law was a very timid woman. She would visit weekly or more with my father-in-law. One afternoon they dropped by to cradle and rock the newest member of the family who was only about 3 weeks old.
My Elderly Friend Has Too Many Resources To Receive State Or Federal Assistance
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that were witnessed firsthand by me; used with permission. Working with local seniors I have the opportunity to meet a variety of people daily. One such man stands out from the crowd. I work as a caregiver and help to manage a senior center in my local area. This sweet man is in his 80s.
Aurora council still waiting on details about eldercare closure
(Aurora, Colo.) A city-run daycare program for older adults in Aurora wasn't canceled last month due to a lack of funding. City Manager Jim Twombly explained funding had nothing to do with the facility's closure. He spoke at a City Council workshop last Saturday where council members could propose projects for American Rescue Plan money.
Aurora decision to close adult daycare surprises commissioner
(Aurora, Colo.) The leader of Aurora's Commission for Older Adults told City Council Monday that the city's adult day care program "has been terminated" without giving her any notice.
Old age hurts and pains (work of fiction inspired by true events)
Whenever you reach out your hand for mine and keep it in your frail grasp, I feel the deep longing in your eyes even before hearing your voice asking to be taken out for a walk far from here. I tell you no- but that pains me too. I explain that darkness and freezing cold nights are not really favorable for the breather you want. A very faint and resigned "Oh..." was all you managed and then you started dozing off. I let go of your hand, but you held on tighter and asked me to stay until you fall asleep. I obliged. The many tasks can wait, the deadlines do not matter now. I stay like you wanted and waited for the even steady breathing that signals your deep sleep, your hold loosens, and I get up and tuck you in under the heavy blanket.
How Often Should Elderly People Strength Train?
One of the most important markers of health as people age is their strength. Studies have shown quadriceps and grip strength are directly related to all-cause mortality. While strength can be improved without adding more muscle to your body, the amount of muscle you have raises the floor and ceiling of strength potential.