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Friday, February 22, 2019

Unconventional choices

By Marianne Delorey Perhaps it is the nature of elder housing. Perhaps people who have no one else seek community in their later years. In...

With or without you

By Marianne Delorey Dearest Relative, I recently mentioned my worries about you living in that big, old house with the stairs. You made it clear you...

Striving and aging

By Marianne Delorey A Scottish writer, Alexander Chalmers, is attributed as saying that the three components of happiness are “Something to do, someone to love,...

In Loco Parentis

By Marianne Delorey I’ve been working in elder care for 30 plus years. I write every month about how to prepare for the inevitable. I...

Avoiding the mark  

By Marianne Delorey, Ph.D. "It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have...
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When I turn 80 I’m going to get a cat

By Marianne Delorey Heather spent her life as a caregiver. First, she took care of her children. Then, she made her career in nursing. Later,...

Subsidized versus market leases

By Marianne Delorey Photo Marianne Delorey, Photo submitted Low income housing and market rate housing have more in common than not. The leases for these apartments,...

It is better to give than receive

By Marianne Delorey (Photo Marianne Delorey, Photo submitted) “If you can’t feed 100 people, then feed just one.” Mother Teresa This is the story of Benny....

With or without you

By Marianne Delorey Dearest Relative, I recently mentioned my worries about you living in that big, old house with the stairs. You made it clear you...

Back in my day

By Marianne Delorey “Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.”  – J.K. Rowling Tension between the generations is natural. Even young toddlers need to...
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