When I started working in senior living a number of years ago, my wife had a word of caution to me. Knowing how attuned I already was to seniors and how empathetic I was (and am) . . .
She had been the caregiver for her husband, who was suffering from dementia, for quite some time . . .
Having walked alongside hundreds (if not thousands) of seniors in my career, (as well as my parents, grandparents and in-laws), I’ve learned a bit about this crooked path in aging I’m calling, “the gray mile” . . .