Article Archives: Senior Lifestyle

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Tips to Make the Holiday Season Brighter

INDIANAPOLIS — While holiday celebrations are often festive occasions, they can be challenging for the millions of families living with Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association has seen a rise in calls to its 24-hour Helpline during the holiday season — when people visit with friends and family whom they may not … Read More

Crestwood Village Residents Raise Awareness and Money for Indy Honor Flight

INDIANAPOLIS — On Oct. 21, Crestwood Village East held a silent auction and raffle at a prime rib dinner for residents to raise funds for the Indy Honor Flight Organization. Following the dinner, the Stillwell Owens Band played while residents socialized and bid on silent auction items donated by local … Read More

October Diary 2017, Part 2

They’re telling me that it’s a perfect October day outside, and here I sit, trapped in this “mud hole.” This became a family phrase many years ago when Bill and I went to visit our former school administrator who developed dementia when he was in his late eighties and began … Read More

October Diary 2017, Part 1

“I’m so glad that I live in a world where there are Octobers. It would be terrible if we just skipped from September to November, wouldn’t it?” — Lucy Maude Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Every year I think about Montgomery’s wonderful character, Anne Shirley. With the exception of glorious … Read More

The Games People Play

Rose Mary is feeling a little under the weather. This is a reprint of a column from October, 2014 I woke up with a case of the literary doldrums. I even got out my file of quips and insightful sayings by people that I’ve saved for an emergency. I reread … Read More