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SENIORS: WHAT CAN I DO?

Oct 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

There are two dimensions to this question. One is the perpetually repeated one when faced with time on our hands and wonder about what we can do with ourselves. The other occurs when met with a friend or family member(s) who experience major difficulty in their lives. Such difficulties are a major health issue, e.g. having been diagnosed with a serious disease; having faced a terrible loss; a disaster that takes away one’s home and possessions or the death of a loved one; or some other tragedy in which assistance, rescue and aid may be helpful. It is then we ask “What can I do?”

It is a sensitive question. Often it is spoken when there is little else to say. Sometimes it is not well thought through. Once in a while the person who is asked may come up with a suggestion. Often, when dealing with death the question comes to the