Sometimes an action we take has consequences beyond the reason we take it. We might decide to forgo eating meat for our health but it benefits the environment too. When the federal government instituted labor laws to prevent children from being exploited in factories and farms, we also paved the way for universal public school education.
Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.
Topics: intergenerational relationships
What’s the first word that pops into your mind when you hear “choice”? For me, it’s “freedom.” Living in “choice” implies variety: being able to pick from a whole smorgasbord of foods, clothes, TV shows, toothpaste, ways to get to work, musical instruments to try out in fifth grade. “Choice” is one of those words that everybody likes.
April is Fair Housing Month. H.O.M.E. is proud to uphold fair housing laws in its housing and to ensure our resident population is diverse in every way.
“Like cattle. They were just hauling them out,” said a certified nursing assistant about to lose her job of 29 years at a rural South Dakota nursing home in Mobridge, closing because it ran out of money.
Who would you like to be your neighbor?
I’m with Justice Morris Pashman of New Jersey, who wrote back in 1975, “A homogeneous community, one exhibiting almost total similarities of taste, habit, custom and behavior is culturally dead, aside from being downright boring.” This is H.O.M.E.’s philosophy too, particularly when it comes to age.