July 24, 2014

What’s in a name? Professionals and readers reflect

Some terms meant to be positive are actually patronizing and demeaning.  Really, who thinks of Bruce Springsteen and Mick Jagger as enjoying their golden years? – […]
July 17, 2014

Tell us what you think: Do we need a new name?

What’s in a name?  That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.—Juliet in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare   […]
July 3, 2014

Choosing best nursing home for loved one

The power of love to change bodies is legendary, built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience.  Love moves the flesh, it pushes matter around. Throughout […]
June 26, 2014

Resources to help navigate nursing home issues

My grandmother is losing her way in the Redcliffe Nursing Home at the end of the twentieth century. She is trapped between the summers of 1922 […]