Articles by Cheryl Huguenor

The need for low-cost care

I recently had the good fortune to view an amazing new documentary, Sue’s Story. Sue Berghoff, a Morgan Hill resident, was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia a few years ago. [...]

Services for seniors

Not only do many people mistakenly believe that Medicare covers all nursing home care, but they also tend to view nursing homes as the only option available when the care [...]

Songs of yesteryear

MUSICAL MEMORIES In pre-television days, families would gather around the radio to hear the latest songs. I once heard a comedian commenting that today’s youngsters will someday be older people [...]

A different world

Much like a couple experiencing relationship problems, my computer recently stopped communicating with my printer. Nothing seemed to resolve the issue. As I banged my head on the desk I [...]

Fair time nostalgia

County fairs and state fairs are in full swing by this time of the summer. I am planning on attending one to try what sounds like a horrible, wonderful treat, [...]

Beating the heat

Here at Live Oak Adult day Services, we recently read aloud a page of fun facts about the various inventions of the 1900s. We were all amazed to learn that [...]

Pursuing dreams

As graduation time rolls around this month, I am reminded of my own high school ceremony. It was during the 1970s, when streaking was all the rage, so naturally our [...]

A lifetime of lessons

I try very hard not to roll my eyes when I hear someone extolling “the wisdom of the elderly.” To me, it sounds rather patronizing. Yet when I got a [...]

State of mind

When I started working here at Live Oak Adult Day Services, I was in my 30s, and I was often the youngest person in the room. When I would melodramatically [...]