Family Matters, Spring 2023 Magazine
As I was thinking about this letter, and all that we have been through in California over the recent months, it brought to mind the quote, “It’s always something.” Coined by the 1970’s Saturday Night Live character Roseanne Roseannadanna, (played by Gilda Radner), it reflected a matter-of-fact, pragmatic view of life. Roseanne would wrap up her weekly “news” reports saying, “It just goes to show you. It’s always something. If it’s not one thing, it’s another.” That may seem like an oblivious statement, but it’s actually quite accepting of life – even tenacious.
If you apply Roseanne’s philosophy to the past year in California, you can see that yes, it is always something – devastating storms, random violence, COVID, and rising costs. It would be easy to become depressed and discouraged. However, human beings are better and stronger than that. We are resilient and tenacious. Rather than giving in, we stand up, and find a way around the obstacles that life and Mother Nature seem so determined to place in our path.
Our caregivers subscribe to this philosophy as well. They have lived long enough to know full well that “it’s always something,” but they have also seen the innate strength that allows human beings to carry on. We provide care at home because we know it makes a difference and helps our clients feel positively about life. If your loved one needs support and companionship, give us a call, (888) 962-4836. We can bring companionship to their home
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