Posts Tagged:old

Senior male patient looking out window in hospital

Dead man’s poem

Elderly people in nursing homes eagerly await visitors, or at least a phone call from their family, but they are often bitterly disappointed. When this old man dies, and his room gets tidied up, the nurses find something that touches their hearts so deeply… it brings them to tears. Amongst his belongings, the memories of…

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Turns old buses into shelters

Honolulu has an increasing homeless population and to help them out, the city found a new way of accommodating them: old city buses. The local government took the idea from Lava Mae, a program in San Francisco that turns withdrawn buses into portable showers for the homeless. Honolulu had around 70 buses that were about…

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