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Solomon’s Castle — a delightful experience

Solomon’s Castle — a delightful experience

PUBLISHED Oct. 6, 2016 Solomon’s Castle — a delightful experience  By PHYLLIS HODGES *Click here to email* We lost a talented, creative man this summer, but Howard Solomon left a great legacy that is…

Safe at Home XI: Who changes your diaper?

By JIMMY CURTIS 11th in a series Who changes your diaper? When you were young and helpless, it was mommy. When you are old and helpless, it will be a…

Safe at Home X: The 5 Ps

Safe at Home X: The 5 Ps

By JIMMY CURTIS Tenth in a series Several decades ago in one of my failed business ventures, a producer/director of TV commercials gave me words of wisdom I never forgot:…

Safe at Home IX: 33573 — the have-nots

By JIMMY CURTIS Ninth in a series Zip 33573 is a tale of two cities — the “haves” and the “have-nots.” Although both cities go by the same name, they…

Safe at Home VIII: 33573 — a tale of two cities

Safe at Home VIII: 33573 — a tale of two cities

By JIMMY CURTIS Eighth in a series Zip code 33573 is a tale of two cities — the “haves” and the “have-nots.” Although both cities go by the same name,…

Safe at Home VII: Clueless in Sun City Center

Safe at Home VII: Clueless in Sun City Center

By JIMMY CURTIS Seventh in a series I was clueless when I became Mo’s primary caregiver. But that’s what happens when you meet your new neighbor lying in the parking…

Safe at Home VI: Leap tall buildings in a single bound!

By JIMMY CURTIS Sixth in a series When my maternal grandparents, Baggio and Marietta LoBuono, became too old to work and live alone, they moved in with their oldest daughter.…

Safe at Home V: Show me the money!

Safe at Home V: Show me the money!

By JIMMY CURTIS Fifth in a series The slick ads, the glossy brochures, the Internet websites — all portray the elder care industry as compassionate and caring. And, in most…

Safe at Home IV: ‘Don’t tell Mo I proposed’

Safe at Home IV: ‘Don’t tell Mo I proposed’

By JIMMY CURTIS Fourth in a series “This is such a lovely area. I love it,” Joy said, as I drove her down Kings Boulevard, with its green manicured median…

Safe at Home III: Mo falls in love

Safe at Home III: Mo falls in love

By JIMMY CURTIS Mo is in love. We have found a beautiful, kind, loving woman who treats Mo like a baby. She fixes his meals, cleans his house, tucks him…

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