Elderly stories, books, poems, and more

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Comments: 4

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The Booksie Classic House

A poem written for and inspired by Tom Mcmullen's Oh Death. Read More
The beauty and hardships of taking care of our elders. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Being the story of a young man beginning a new job at an assisted living facility. Read More
Spending time with my Dad before his passing. Read More

Tags: death, dad, caring, elderly

A woman, visits her long time friends sitting on her bookshelves. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 21, 2016

guess what you feel the poem is about. appreciate feedback. thank you. Read More
A young IRS agent makes a courtesy call to an elderly woman needing help with her taxes. Juvenile antics ensue. This is written using UK English style and spellings. Read More

Tags: plants, taxes, elderly, irs

A man finds it hard when he visits his father in a care home. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Now elderly, while suffering from Dementia, he tries to remember his adolescence. He can only remember his first and only love, as he lays on his death bed. Read More
An old man and his strange habit of buying two curry puffs but only eating one. Read More
Poem inspired after spending time with some elderly people in Sweden in this apartment block. Many secrets and memories to be shared Read More
This story began with the title "Unhinged". When a social worker encounters a case that she cannot resolve.... she recognizes the need to leave behind her the needs and problems of others that cannot be met within the scope of her own situation. Read More
When you reach the age that your family sends you off to a place that's called a "home", you'd be surprised at the treatment of your loved one's. What you're paying for, what Medicare pays for. It's no wonder your loved one does everything they can to prove that they… Read More
Megan McCay needs a babysitter and unknowingly allows a neighbor to watch her son, however she is unaware that the elderly man has his own dark motivations for baby sitting her son. Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The king and queen of the open road Read More
A filmmaker attempts to recapture his youth. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Old Dad peers hopefully out the window Read More

Poem / Memoir

March 26, 2014

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A joy of childhood I'd like to experience again Read More
Providing better care for the elderly poor Read More
The tale of a dying man and his final thoughts on life. Read More

Reads: 341

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

An elderly man is fulfilling an old dream of parachuting. But is it more to it than that? Read More
The terrible truth of a flower grown under concrete. Read More

Reads: 249

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Not one of my humor writes Read More

Tags: love, couple, elderly

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