Issue 35 – Not According To Plan

“The he truck is here mom!,” Catherine called from the front foyer. Hazel looked around the living room once more. She was certain that not everything was packed up, even though she could clearly see the tables and shelves were now bare and her cabinets were empty. “Just one moment Catherine, I need to do…

Issue 34 – Dispelling Myths

Now that the house had sold, the “big move” was only a few months away. Catherine had been sharing how overwhelmed she felt in her weekly phone calls. Apparently there were years worth of knick-knacks and other “junk” that she was having a difficult time sorting through, and mom wasn’t much help as everything seemed…

Issue 33 – Sharing Stories of Remembrance

In honour of Remembrance Day, our Charlie & Hazel story will be taking a quiet pause today. Housing providers observe today with their residents by participating in various ceremonies across the province and within their own communities. In fact, our members have told us that celebrating this day is extremely important to the residents they…

Issue 32 – We Remember

The process of packing boxes, donating items to charity and marking items to sell was a lot harder than Charlie had envisioned. Catherine had been helpful with keeping them on task, but Hazel was having a difficult time parting with mementos and other sentimental items. Charlie had a bit of fun at her expense, watching…