Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy Birthday Stella!

Today is a very special day for so many reasons. First and foremost it is important to me because it is Stella’s birthday! Happy Birthday Stella! Today we will celebrate your life which has touched many; a life I am … Continue reading

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To have and to hold

I can’t tell you how many times I hear people of all ages say, ‘Well, this is my last pet. It is just too hard to lose them.’ Does this mean that they would rather be all alone and loveless, … Continue reading

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Families know animals give love

Puppies are tough for some people to deal with while house training, but they do tend to make people smile – especially elders. Families with children and dogs know that a young life, be it a puppy or a small … Continue reading

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Stripping a senior of unconditional love

There are times when family members believe that caring for an animal is too much of a burden for a senior so they convince the senior to give up their beloved pet. If the family could only see the hurt, … Continue reading

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Communication is the name of the game

When I think how scary it is for me to when I can’t get in touch with my parents (and they are not even old yet), I just know that it is equally as important for other families to be … Continue reading

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The scary truth behind Alzheimer’s disease

This article was posted this morning in the Wheaton Patch. It shows what can happen (and thankfully there was a happy end to this story) when Alzheimer’s is suspected but not watched close enough: Missing Woman from Wisonsin Turns Up … Continue reading

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Well wishes for Christmas Day

Hope all seniors had a great day today. Hope all their wishes came true. I wish I could have been there for each and every one of them, but I am also very grateful for the day with my family. … Continue reading

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