Call me Polly

I have been called a Pollyanna.  And not always in a kind, supportive way.  More in the, “Open your eyes, Amy!  There are mean people everywhere, bad things happen constantly and the world may be coming to an end at any time!  Stop with the perpetual optimism!” variety.  I won’t belabor my supersized optimism gene [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Community, Dementia Friendly Communities|0 Comments

You’d look darling in purple

I like to have a signature color. One that when I wear it seems to make people say, “Wow! That color looks great on you! You should wear it more often.” I went through a coral (aka salmon) phase a few years ago but didn’t want to get in a rut. Then I’d become monochrome. I’m a [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|Dementia Friendly Communities|0 Comments

Namaste

I’m a lapsed yoga aficionado. That means I love yoga. Unfortunately, I don’t make it to class nearly as often as I’d like. As a result, I’m generally stiff, sore and stressed, all characteristics that can be drastically reduced by regular yoga. I’m working on it. The point is that one of the best parts of yoga is [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|Dementia Friendly Communities|0 Comments

Spreading awareness to make Sheridan County dementia friendly

When I was in my 20s, anyone 60 or older was irredeemably ancient. Clearly, one foot in the grave and the other on a banana peel. Now that I’m closer to 50 than 40, not only does 60 look fresh-faced and dewy, I’d call someone in their 60s a downright spring chicken. Having lost my mom at [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|Dementia Friendly Communities|0 Comments