Colonel's Blog

The Blessing of "Seasoned" Friendships; Making Friends in Assisted Living

The Blessing of "Seasoned" Friendships; Making Friends in Assisted Living

Posted Oct 21st, 2021

I am truly blessed that I regularly communicate and see many friends I’ve known for several decades. I learned the value of “seasoned” relationships (in the senior living industry you hesitate to use the term “old”) from my parents whose friendships began in their earliest years.

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One Year of Filling Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care

One Year of Filling Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care

Posted Aug 24th, 2021

I want to acknowledge the tremendous support and guidance I’ve received from others in the senior care industry. My partners in senior care, including my local competitors, have provided me advice and have paved a path of respect and service which I am proud to follow.

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Fighting Parkinson's

Fighting Parkinson's

Posted Jul 19th, 2021

I have loved ones who suffer from Parkinson's disease, but who are fighting back! Read how my friend Elaine and others use boxing to help improve her mobility, balance, and memory.

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Nursing Home Not Needed

Nursing Home Not Needed

Posted Jun 19th, 2021

Occasionally you find you are able to help someone directly, immediately, by connecting them with the exact service they need. I had this experience recently with a company called DispatchHealth (www.dispatchhealth.com), and it was extremely satisfying.

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Memorial Day in Middle Tennessee

Memorial Day in Middle Tennessee

Posted Jun 9th, 2021

One week ago was Memorial Day, the day the U.S. honors its fallen military members. Here in Nashville, I had a busy weekend working with my seniors and my fellow veterans.

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