Elderly advocate group sends gifts to isolated seniors

Elderly advocate group sends gifts to isolated seniors

This article first appeared in the Coeur d’Alene Press on April 8, 2017. By DEVIN HEILMAN Staff Writer Peggy Lemm and Barbara Richardson diligently placed trinkets into shiny gold boxes lined with colorful Easter grass. Candy-filled Easter eggs, lotions,...
OUR STORIES: Dolly

OUR STORIES: Dolly

My very accomplished Father (re)married a woman who he called his “Dolly”. After several years of marriage, his dementia became an issue and that is where my story begins…. Dolly was now able to manipulate him in every way which became very obvious….Dad’s initial...
OUR STORIES: Diane’s story

OUR STORIES: Diane’s story

I was a caregiver for a 72 year old gentleman who had dementia. He lived alone. My task was to keep him safe, healthy and help maintain his household. We developed a great friendship. One of my biggest concerns was the onslaught of people calling to ask for donations...