The idea of “Wise Elder” suddenly occurred to me. While standing at the counter at a full service car wash, I observed the discounts available. “Are you: Military, Student, or a Wise Elder?” Typically, I avoided the senior, senior citizen, or above X age options in so many other places. However, this time I swallowed and even said out loud, “I am a wise elder” to the young person behind the counter! It was the first time, at ‘my age’, I took the discount and the moment of reflection continued.
More than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Being a caregiver for a loved one with memory problems is a journey that can sometimes seem overwhelming. AARP and the Alzheimer’s Association’s NYC Chapter are making sure you don’t go it alone by giving you the opportunity to get advice from legal and medical experts in a Spanish language educational session.
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