Diane Gottlieb writes open-hearted stories about people in pain who choose to grow.

The Years, The Years in 100 Word Story

When the aides on the night shift drift off to sleep, residents jump out of bed. Tiptoe down hallways to the recreation room. First one in hits the lights.

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  1. Marian Adams on April 1, 2023 at 4:30 pm

    I love this Diane! All too often hearing heart breaking tales of loneliness and worse in assisted living facilities, your story warms the heart and reminds us that our elderly loved ones may remain feeling like a mischevious teenagers, alive and happy. XO

    • Diane Gottlieb on April 1, 2023 at 5:18 pm

      Thanks so much, Marian! This tiny story was inspired by my mother-in-law who just died in August at 98 and who never stopped dancing! XOXO

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