“You need to put your old life behind you and enjoy the here-and-now.”
“I should have gone to a residence nearer to my children. They never visit!”
“I miss puttering around my house and rearranging things to suit me.”
Allan likes to dangle his feet in the pool.
Dorothy, 93, goes to Whole Foods to get the makings of lunch for her 96 year old brother.
Emily is bragging about her meatloaf. She doesn’t like the one one they serve here.
“My husband had a hot temper. He’d boil over at nothing. Still, he died too young.”
Anna is showing photographs of herself as a young ballerina to some visiting children.
Essie, 98 years old, walks three blocks to Greenwich Street to buy a present for her grand-daughter.
“I complained to the management that I wasn’t getting any heat and they said it was all in my imagination. I’m not senile, I told them back. Anything to save a dollar!”