Tag Archives: Bernardine Apartments

Dumbfounded and Smiling


We need to talk.  Or, rather, there’s something I need to tell you and I’m having a rather hard time doing it.  I could tell you about Carol, who was a friend I had made in some civic organization.  We … Continue reading

Posted in American medical industry, Death, disability, drugs, God, Medical care, Pharmaceuticals, Powerlessness, Spirituality, Values | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Here at Happy Valley: Frankie the Rug’s Problem (Part II)


As Frankie returns to the waiting area here at Happy Valley, I observe that there is a curl to his salt-and-pepper gray hair so, to lighten a tense moment, I ask Rose of Sharing where he got such lovely hair.  … Continue reading

Posted in activism, advocacy, American medical industry, disability, Government Services, Health Care, Housing, Poverty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Here at Happy Valley: Frankie the Rug’s Problem (Part I)


The Bernardine Apartments is a twenty-three story building located in The Valley section of Syracuse, New York.  The Bernardine is part of Loretto Geriatric Center and has 216 apartments occupied by people between the ages of 54 and 100.  Most of the … Continue reading

Posted in activism, advocacy, disability, Government Services, Housing, Poverty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment