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The Pain of Disaster Recovery for Seniors

Jun 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

How do you start over, when your life now lies in shambles, and everything you were is gone? That is the scene in towns and villages across America this spring. That is the quandary. In some places, where the disaster is still fresh and recovery is dreadfully slow, the scars just don’t seem to heal over.

In Joplin, Tuscaloosa, most recently Greer, Arizona, and the flooded homes and farms along the Mississippi, the crops, lost to this season, and who knows how many more, the wetlands in Louisiana, the loss of the fishing industry along the coast, the flooding yet to come from snow melt, the thousands who still await some encouragement, some sign, some help, some hope… what about all of these?

How do I share my deep down care for those who are still stacking sand bags, clearing away debris, searching for just one keepsake?