There’s No Place Like “Home”

Mia – December 24, 2018 Today being Christmas Eve has put me in a family mood. I’m thinking about not only my husband and children, but also my parents and grandparents. Right after Thanksgiving, my dad had his right knee replaced. That’s a routine surgical procedure for men his age—he’s in his mid-60s—and he’s healing…

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Danes Soar to New Heights

Liam – September 24, 2018 My friend Anthony is short. About 5’6″. He’s single and is routinely asked by the women on his dating apps, “How tall are you?” And that’s about as far as the conversation goes. “There’s no way they’re going to be interested if that’s the first thing they want to know…

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Community Senior Living: An Antidote for Loneliness

Ingrid – August 6, 2018 I visited my friend “Farfar” last week at The Danish Home, and for the first time ever, he did not greet me with a smile. Farfar, my roommate Lindsay’s grandfather, is always the picture of positivity, but that day he was visibly sad. “What’s wrong, Farfar?” I asked him. (I’ve…

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Snow Joke: 60th Annual Luncheon Celebrates Spring

Ingrid – April 16, 2018 After the harrowing experience of doing my taxes last night (yes, I’m that person who waits until the last minute), I am really in need of something fun to look forward to. Good thing The Danish Home’s Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon is this Saturday, April 21. Even though it’s snowing…

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