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2 months ago

Adult children and their parents end of life journey

Royce Shook · My Niece, who was in her early 50’s died almost two years ago, but the pain of her passing is still hard for the family. We were out to dinner with her Mom and Dad and their partners the other day. Because of COVID the Celebration of Life had been postponed and was held about two ...

8 months ago

Thanks for your support

Royce Shook · Just a note to say I am thankful for all of you who read my thoughts and ideas. · I started writing when my grandson was born with the idea that one day when he was old enough he would read some of what I have written to get an idea of what his grandfather was like, what I consid ...

1 year ago

The middle wife

Royce Shook · The following was written by an anonymous 2nd grade teacher and shows how children see the world and how teachers capture memories every day in their class rooms. · I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one ...

2 years ago

Saying goodbye

Royce Shook · A few days ago I talked about my cousin who had a brain aneurysm and had, after considerable discussion with family, been taken off of life support. Her daughter asked me if I would talk to my cousin as her daughter said that would cheer my cousin up. So two days after they took ...

2 years ago

Do you belong to a club?

Royce Shook · I think the idea of Senior Community Centers are a great idea and every senior should join. The range of activities they have is amazing and the people you meet are friendly and welcoming. One of my friends sent me this gem, so I thought I would share. · Yesterday my daughter e- ...

2 years ago

Planning a get together for a person with dementia, some tips

Royce Shook · I have a friend who has been diagnosed with Vascular Dementia and so as his illness gets worth, I and his friends are finding out all we can to help him. One of the ways is to have a get together to create wonderful traditions and lasting memories. How can you make these get-toge ...

2 years ago

Survey on Ageing Part two

Royce Shook · A Place For Mom recently did a survey to see what younger people think about ageing. The results are interesting. Some fear physical frailty while others look forward to having more time for hobbies, but which preconceptions are right, and which are wrong? They surveyed 2,000 peo ...

2 years ago

What do younger adults think about ageing?

Royce Shook · A Place For Mom recently did a survey to see what younger people think about ageing. The results are interesting. Some fear physical frailty while others look forward to having more time for hobbies, but which preconceptions are right, and which are wrong? They surveyed 2,000 peo ...

4 years ago

A Personalise Watch makes a unique Christmas gift idea

Royce Shook · As we move closer to Christmas, people begin to panic and think about how they can find the perfect gift. For unique Christmas gift ideas, consider personalising your gift. Personalised photo gifts offer you the ultimate opportunity to create cool and unusual presents for family ...

5 years ago

Look Mom, I’m Darth Vader!

Renée 🐝 Cormier · Last week I met with two wonderful, intelligent gentlemen I met through beBee, Don Kerr and Kevin Pashuk. Don is an extravert like me and Kevin is a rather gentle and quiet soul. We got to talking about our personality types. Like Don, I could never remember the results of any My ...

5 years ago

Do You Have What It Takes?

Donald 🐝 Grandy PN · As we watch the closing ceremonies of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games we are reminded of the many stories we witnessed over the past few weeks. What was more moving for you, the event, or how the athletes and their families sacrificed everything to get them to the start line? We are c ...

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