The Lost Art of Relaxation

BY DAVID PIEPLOW - contributing writer - A guy goes into the doctor’s office and says, “Doc, I keep having these alternating, recurring dreams.  First I’m a teepee; then I’m a wigwam; then I’m a teepee; then I’m a wigwam again.  It’s driving me crazy.  I can’t get any sleep and I’m a nervous wreck.  [...]

By |2018-08-09T15:56:29+00:00August 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adventures in Aging: “The Blessings of Aging”

BY DAVID PIEPLOW - contributing writer An elderly farmer in Florida had a large pond next to his fruit orchard.  One early evening, he decided to go down to the pond to pick some fruit.  As he neared the pond, he heard joyful female voices giggling and laughing and shouting.  As he came closer he [...]

By |2018-07-03T16:23:30+00:00April 30th, 2018|Events, News|0 Comments

The Corner Office – Director’s Report

Our June/July Community Care newsletter’s theme is senior safety.  It’s full of tips and reminders. After 24 years of leading St. John’s Community Care, I believe our culture’s emphasis on independence is the greatest threat to the safety of individuals whose age or disabilities compromise their ability to cope with everyday tasks.  Too [...]

By |2012-06-18T18:59:49+00:00June 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments