I Used to Be Somebody — The #1 Lesson You Can Learn From an Old Person

A Life Behind the Wrinkles

Timeline: 1980’s

They used to be somebody. That realization hit me like a lightning bolt, as I walked the corridors of the nursing home where my mother-in-law was recovering from surgery, and I saw the pictures on the bulletin boards outside the residents’ rooms.



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Joan Gershman

2 X TOP WRITER; Retired Educator; Speech/Language Therapist; English Teacher; thealzheimerspouse.com; talktimewithjoan.com; Medium.com writer; Vocal Writer