“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.
Waiting for the Train
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.”
A Permanent Four Ball
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”
Beauty in the Beast
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 really don’t mind
I was struck by the grace, the generosity, and the kindness of the response.
What will be, will be
She jokes sometimes that she feels she is running two homes – in two countries, and two time zones.
How old is old?
She looked me directly in the eye and said – “Really, I feel like I am 35,” and she laughed.