Monthly Archives: November 2014

HOME OR ASSISTED LIVING HOME? 2

  Last week I asked subscribers to add their opinions about what, in the context of Assisted Living, makes a place feel like home. The basics, according to these readers, include: Pets and doors that lock and books and good … Continue reading

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HOME OR ASSISTED LIVING HOME?

In his important new book, Being Mortal, Atul Gawande, M.D. recounts the origins of assisted living facilities and the efforts to make residences for the frail elderly more like home. Six issues of this blog have explored what home means … Continue reading

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ARE YOU ENTHUSIASTIC?????

Are You Enthusiastic????? On Facebook and Twitter, being enthusiastic seems to be very important. There’s no such thing as a comment like “That’s funny.” Instead, the responses are more on the order of “That’s funny!!! LOL!!!” Here are some comments … Continue reading

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Ten Dumb Facebook Come-ons

I am a sucker for Facebook links to cute animal videos and I tolerate a good deal of ridicule as a result. What I can barely tolerate, though, are the ridiculous headlines designed to increase numbers of viewers. I am … Continue reading

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