Tag: Lifestyle


Darce Fardy: How dementia handles me

A close friend suggested to me that because I write so much about how I handle dementia I should devote a column on how dementia handles me. I don’t know where to start. Dorothea and my family will have to help me there. The most obvious issue is balance and that attracts the attention of […]

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Social Isolation of Seniors

Understanding and finding solutions. Download file.

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Life Lines – Vacation

Do you remember how you felt on your last vacation? Transport yourself back to the sights, the sounds, the smells and try to recall the physical and mental release. Recapture the moments where you felt these three R’s: relaxed, refreshed and reconnected. Most of us would agree that we lead over-scheduled, and, in many instances, […]

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DARCE FARDY: For the snowbound, spring gives new lease on life

“Spring has sprung, the grass has riz. I wonder where the birdies is.” Or to borrow Martin Luther King’s words: “Free at last free at last.” Seems a bit of an extreme welcome to spring but it gives me a new lease on life. Even to sit on the front deck and wave to neighbours […]

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Darce Fardy – Family Helps

Frustration. It’s a long word with many consequences. There’s no pain with frustration but that’s the only kind thing I can say about it. Frustration is watching Dorothea clear the snow off the car in the driveway. In fact, frustration ramps up when I see her doing so many things I used to do. She […]

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