A Senior Moment courtesy of a Bank in England

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS…

Our English “cousin” Peter Smith (real name) sends us some of the best laughs we get. This is one of his finest contributions of late. As you think about giving – ‘tis the Season – you might stop worrying about your evaporating cash balance just long enough to meet an older elder

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Mother’s Last Home – Photos

After Remodel for Mom

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS…

THIS IS MY MOTHER’S LAST HOME – OUR HOME

Floor Plan Before CAPS Remodel

Here is how we remodeled a 1938 house to provide a second master suite, and below it are photos of the structural changes discussed in my recent posts about how we remodeled a house to accommodate an

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Part III My 80-year-old Stay-at-Home Mom

Mom with Bob and Me 1947

Mom with Bob and Me 1947

Mother and Dad were in the habit of sitting outside their house on pleasant evenings. This began at their suburban home in St. Louis, where they had a flagstone patio and could expect neighbors from the two other houses on the block to join them, at least on

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My 80-year-old Stay-at-Home Mom, Part I

Mom at 19

Mom at 19

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

My artist friend Trudy is still uncertain about moving to an Assisted Living facility. Her concerns center on having space for a studio and her dog. Also, the fact that she is under 70 years old means she will be younger and abler than most

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What is dementia anyway?

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

The proofreader for my second second Sophie and Sam mystery happens to be a social worker with a lot of experience in nursing homes. She questioned a scene in which a group of nursing home residents are being wheeled through Bok Tower Gardens. She said nursing homes do not

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