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Neighbors Helping Neighbors and When That Isn’t Enough…

Recently “Sarah”, a woman who lived alone in my neighborhood, fell and was unable to get up. Luckily a friend hadn’t seen her outside and began to worry about her.  The friend rang the doorbell but heard no response.  Then she walked … Continue reading

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A Frail Independent Mentally Alert 94-Year Old Woman – Who Decides Where She Should Live?

My 94-year-old neighbor, Casey. is one of the most active people I know.  She is up and in her garden early in the morning before I am even out of bed.  She belongs to 4 bridge groups and plays many … Continue reading

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