Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

I’m in a bar…a French joint on the Upper East Side nursing an overpriced Chardonnay. The barmaid, with a freak of nature bust-line, hands me a note. “I just love your glasses.” Yeah, heard that one before.  Next thing I … Continue reading

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Out In The Open

You know the expression, I can’t believe my eyes? Well here it is in Technicolor. An elderly man in a wheelchair, while his caregiver blabs on her phone, is flashing people as they go by, me included. He’s just bringing … Continue reading

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Missing Mimi

My 89 year-old neighbor, who’s lived in my building since the year I was born, is leaving to move into an assisted retirement community in Washington D.C after being diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s. Boy, did I not see that one … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Health

Yes, it’s no-post Saturday, but this has been festering, so I want to get it out. I’m thinking a lot about illness lately. I no longer write about my own, but it’s made me  very aware of the trials of … Continue reading

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When All Bets Are Off

I recently had an altercation on the avenue with an elderly woman’s personal attendant. Standing on the corner checking my phone, when I looked up two women were coming directly toward me. The older one was in a wheel chair … Continue reading

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