Aging alone can be wonderful — or terrible.
It can be Frank Sinatra singing, “I did it my way.” It can be a house that contains exactly what you want, in the style you want, with the pets you want. It can be days full of eating exactly what and when you want — while doing the hobbies and supporting the causes you want. It can also be filled with friends YOU choose.
Or… it can be loneliness (and boredom) so overwhelming you sink into dementia just to avoid your life. Continue reading “Joys & Challenges in Aging Alone”