Living Long Doesn’t Mean Living Well

I recently read one of the best articles on aging and healthcare in our soceity by Micheal Wolff in The New Yorker.  The name of the article is “A Life Worth Ending”.  http://nymag.com/news/features/parent-health-care-2012-5/ .  It is the story of caring for an aging parent and how the dying process was drawn out without any input from family.…

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Eulogy To Rose

Rose died yesterday.  She was 89 years old and lived in a nursing home.  Rose was a very proper Irish lady, who always had her make up perfect and her hair (wig) just right.  She really didn’t want any visitors until her face was on in the morning.  She loved to talk and the nursing…

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