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Find Joy

We would like to invite you to our summer program and ask you to have some fun and spread a little joy. We are living in a time of great upheaval, often resulting in feelings of anxiety, anger or withdrawal. For some of us it makes the personal challenges we might be...

To Be Remembered and Cherished

A story on CBS Sunday Morning recently caught my attention.  An 11 year old girl named Ruby accompanied her Mom, a nurse, on her rounds at several nursing homes in Northwest Arkansas.  One day, Ruby decided to take a survey of the nursing home residents.  She asked...

Lifespan Blooms

I got this cactus at our Lifespan volunteer recognition lunch in 2016. Last year I learned about putting it in 12 hours of dark and 12 hours of light to encourage it to bloom. It was gorgeous. This year it has enjoyed being outside on my porch in the spring, summer...

Living Gratitude

I have come to the conclusion that there are no accidents or coincidences in life.  I believe we are exactly where we are supposed to be doing exactly what we are supposed to do—even if the path is not always totally clear in the moment.  So when I started noticing...

Reclaiming Old Age

When you read my front page article on the Spotlight, you might wonder how and why I took that path and where all of that came from.  I felt like I should give you a little background here.  As the article says, I participated in a group at the  Atlanta Regional...