Loneliness. Boredom. Solitude. Apathy. These are emotions we will all feel at some point in our lives, but these emotions are felt more often by our elderly and disabled. Over 60,000 of these Puget Sound residents live in a nursing home, assisted living center or retirement community. According to the Seattle Times (May 2001), nationwide, [...]
Archive for October, 2010
As the weather gets chillier, we look to family and friends to warm our hearts. Show them how much you appreciate them by serving these tasty morsels at your next gathering. You’ll be the hit at your own party!
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 was the inspiration for Fire Prevention Week. The Chicago fire killed more than 250 people and left 100,000 more homeless. More than 17,400 structures and over 2,000 acres were lost to the fire. Though no one knows the exact cause, the favored speculation involved a cow, a lamp, and [...]