Empty space

Empty space

Moving out of a home and seeing that empty space where you used to always has a sad, beautiful quality to it. This is the house in LA where my dad grew up. In the backyard is where my parents got married. After living away for decades, my dad moved back into that...
Aging in the Vertical City

Aging in the Vertical City

Helping seniors leave the home they’ve lived in for decades isn’t easy. “They second-guess themselves right up to the day of the move,” says Gunton. They look around and reminisce — sorting through the porcelain ornaments handed down from the previous generation,...
The blessing of giving in

The blessing of giving in

I started being a care giver for my wife about five or six years ago. As she slipped into dementia I took over more and more of her duties and took greater care of her. This was a second marriage for me, I had a similar experience with my first wife who died of...