Geriatrics Newsletter


April 11 2015 Geriatrics Newsletter

Quality of Life as We Age
Number 3 – April 12, 2015

Older is Better:

Edmond Hoyle (1672-1769) wrote the classic book on Hoyle’s Standard Games (“according to Hoyle”), and was considered an expert and writer on card games. He published this famous book at age seventy-six.

Who Said It:
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill

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Caregiving and Emotions

Repeat After Me:

Everything is getting better every day!

As she aged, a world famous painter started losing her eyesight.

Her eyesight was finally restored after several surgeries and weeks of therapy. To show her gratitude to her surgeon, the painter surprised him with a large mural in his office depicting eyes in every shade and shape.

When she finished, she held a press conference to unveil her latest work of art. One reporter asked the doctor, "What was your first reaction upon seeing your newly painted office?"

"Thank Goodness I'm not a gynecologist," he said.

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