What Are You Thankful For?

  “Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” ~ Guillaume Apollinaire   Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and give thanks for our many blessings.  I think it’s natural sometimes to focus on what we don’t have instead of the things we… Read More »

Community Volunteer Programs for Seniors

Retired seniors looking for a way to give back to their community often benefit from the rewards which come from volunteering.  Volunteering not only helps the community but also serves to provide volunteers with a sense of contribution and purpose.  In Michigan, those seniors who qualify and want to work with children and elderly individuals… Read More »

I Was A Child For A Day . . .

I generally don’t watch the news. Too much focus on all things downbeat, destructive and depressing. That’s just not for me. But as I was flipping through TV channels last week, I stopped to learn more about the sickening school shooting in Parkland, Florida. These young, innocent children went to school in the morning, maybe… Read More »

Michigan Parkinson Foundation Offers Virtual Support Group

Please see the following email I received from the Michigan Parkinson Foundation.  The Foundation’s support groups are wonderful, but sometimes life gets in the way of attending a group meeting.  Now they are offering a “virtual meeting” where you can get the benefits of a Parkinson support group in the comfort of your own home. … Read More »

My Favorite “Non-Christmas” Christmas Song. . .

Because the radio stations start playing the classic Christmas songs even before Thanksgiving, by Christmas Eve I’m in need of some variety, some different music.  This song was not written for Christmas, but it’s a great fit and a nice change of pace from the classics. “And you asked me what I want this year… Read More »