Sunday, August 21, 2011


Ageless Aunty after her recent doctor's appointment

Her doctor called her "remarkable." He told me I should be "commended" for taking such good care of my 87 year old aunty. I felt a rush of pride and happiness to see Aunty so happy, and to hear a respected doctor say such kind words.

We must give Ageless with Aunty  some credit. "We practice everything we say and do on our blog." I told him. He then said the magic words... "Your blog works." He even took out a picture from one of our posts and told us he used us as an example of  quality elder care, devotion, and good attitude,  in his recent staff meeting. Aunty and I appreciated such an acknowledgement from this sought-after memory specialist.

Ageless Tips: In past visits he had recommended blueberries to possibly help with preserving the memory. We have been eating them almost daily. He emphasized the importance of exercise. Hopefully by now, everyone knows that. Then, he mentioned a little red wine is good too. So, on our way home I stopped in my local wine and spirit shop for a bottle of red. Much to my surprise and utter delight.... I was asked to show my ID! This has not happened in years. I thought the woman was joking, but she was serious. After she looked at it, she told me, "You  look much younger." She than asked "What's your secret?"  I told her it's my blog. "I have a blog called Ageless where Aunty and I live out our secrets to staying young and happy."  She took a look at the two of us beaming and immediately asked for my blog card.

I'll be darn....this blog works!!!! It works if you work it, so work it cause your worth it!
No matter how old or young you are,here, we are all Ageless with Aunty!
"An how"


brianamet said...

Hey...some great recognition for a job well done!
It's about time....for YOU and your blog! I'm not surprised you got asked for your ID...LUV U!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to you and aunty. Most 87 yo's are in nursing and assisted homes. Aunty looks happy and radiant. Her life is wonderful and fulfilled, because she has someone who cares and loves her. These are the essence of your blog. I have seen seniors in nursing homes, and it breaks one's heart. Renee, you have a heart of GOLD.

Michael said...

No one can truly understand what real sacrifice is all about, until they step in your red ruby boots with angel wings. I wish you all the success and happiness that can oome to a God-send like you!

Elaine said...

Renee, This is beautiful! It takes someone really special to give the way you do. It was great to see you and Aunty tonight. She was beaming with my little one and he loved every minute. I think the doc is right, you are a role model for care and support!

MinistryOfScience said...

Remarkable and unforgettable. You are blessed to have such a special roommate!

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