Tag Archives: Social isolation

Dear Diary, just think about today

By Francine Van, Guest contributor  the beating of a pandemic pulse …today ….. a senior witness We are now months into our isolation and my last writing about the arrival of a pandemic. Interesting that some of us have disregarded … Continue reading

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Belle de Nuit ..… the darkness of this moment

By Francine Van, Guest contributor  The Belle de Nuit is my depiction of both the darkness of this moment and the reminder there can be beauty opening in the night, just like this flower. Seniors are facing an isolation with … Continue reading

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Time Passing By

By Francine Van, Guest Contributor Two years have passed since my last blog at this site. I reflect and remember my exploration of my inner desires to find my creative purpose in this world with retirement fresh. I have made several … Continue reading

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Seniors Online

Learning how to use a computer and the Internet is bringing benefits to the lives of many seniors. These seniors are not the baby boomers whose participation in the workplace coincided with the proliferation of computer technology. These are older … Continue reading

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Art Therapy for seniors

Art is a powerful and effective form of communication that stimulates thoughts and emotions in the artist and also those viewing art works. It has proven to have tremendous benefits and has increasingly become a therapeutic method for enhancing health … Continue reading

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