I Appreciate The Elderly

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 159 People

    So Much To Give

    The more time I spend with my grams with her loss of her memories the more I appreciate all she has shared with me in her lifetime. Older persons have great value to us younger generations.  They can share stories of their childhoods that are much different than ours and...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 8, 2010

    I have always had a fierce love for

    and deep connection with elderly people of all kinds. Every summer, I ask for people to participate in a letter writing or pen pal challenge, in which they take a little time to make a card, write a letter, or even just an email that gets sent to an elderly member of the...
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    1 Response Jul 5, 2015


    Someday I will be there, too. I will be old and I hope not crotchety or forgetful. I want to love friends and family and be loved in return. I've already outlived my mom's age when she died. She wasn't elderly. I have a friend who still lives on my childhood block who takes me...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    1 Response May 1, 2013

    The Wisdom And Humor

    of the people no longer in the prime of their life's is a gift  only a fool would pass up . I was at the funeral of a friends father today.  A small affair in his church then tea and sausage rolls at the local hotel . This is were I got acquainted...
    salar1 salar1
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Apr 8, 2010

    Why Do Prisoners Get Treated Better Than Elderly?!

    We should place the elderly in prisons. They will get a shower a day, video surveillance in case of problems, three meals a day, access to a library, computer, TV, gym, doctor on-site, free medication if needed. Put criminals in nursing homes. They have cold meals, lights off...
    teegs13xox teegs13xox
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2013
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