“Old is gold.” Truly there is much to be learned from our Seniors. Lessons in generosity, empathy, living, compassion. These blogs are based on our experience at Amaltas Senior Care. The names have been changed to protect the identity of the families.
Over a cup of tea, she said to me, “I really wouldn’t mind dying. Nobody wants to hear me say this, but it’s true. I have no fear of death.”
One morning, Saroj called to say, “I have some good news and some bad news.” “First the good news – I have a permanent four-ball”
She had the capacity to respond with the same degree of emotion every time she saw the clip. And I thought to myself, “What a gift!”
I was struck by the grace, the generosity, and the kindness of the response.
She jokes sometimes that she feels she is running two homes – in two countries, and two time zones.
She looked me directly in the eye and said – “Really, I feel like I am 35,” and she laughed.