Articles by Joe Sills, Writer at Preferred Care at Home
Swatches of yellow pavement flash by her window as Reda Edington heads off on a 70 mile trip to do what she loves—provide care for those in need. As the road slowly meanders through the hills of East Tennessee, she describes why she loves her job as a caregiver, “I do what I think people would want to […]
I gained a new appreciation for home this week. I’ve been blessed to relocate from the Mid-Southern city that shaped most of my adult life—Memphis— to our corporate offices in Florida. And while trading the rolling muddy waters of the Mississippi River for the surging blue tides of the Atlantic is a fair deal any […]
We’ve all been the odd man out. No matter where you live, who you live with, or how many friends you have—sometimes you just don’t want to do the same thing as everyone else. For some seniors, that something else is usually cards. Yes, card games. They’re the daily past-time of more seniors than baseball; […]
The Spring weather presents an opportunity for seniors to get out of the home. Many choose to kick the winter dust off of the car and head to the mall—a care package for a favorite child or grandchild is always a great gift idea. Here are seven easy tips to make your next shopping trip […]
U.S Route 1 paints a meandering trail across the Eastern Seaboard from Key West, Florida to Maine. Yet much like the fabled Route 66, Route 1 hides treasures overlooked and unseen by younger travelers like myself, who are usually flying home on the nation’s Interstate system. Today was a different day. Today the race home […]
Jordan Emerson hoisted the electric green Suncruiser onto his work stand and grasped for a wrench—just another bike build among dozens this week. A chef by day, Jordan was once again burning the midnight oil away from home and preparing to open his new rental shop, Main Street Bike Rentals, in a most unusual location, […]
Julius Erving was caught off guard. He hung in the air, but this time Dr. J wasn’t flying in for another patented slam dunk—he was wondering how the crafty young Clippers forward had gotten past him. One second, the NBA Hall of Famer was rising to swat a shot, the next he was watching the […]
As a designer, I work with art on a daily basis. But until this afternoon I couldn’t tell you when the last time I actually put pen to paper and drew something was. I can remember spending hours as a child just drawing. Simply sitting down with a pad of paper and a pen and […]
Eyesight defines the world around us. It is eyesight that shows us the smile on a loved ones’ face. It is eyesight that translates the radiant colors of a sunset to our memories. It is eyesight that reads us stories from far away lands. But what if eyesight suddenly left? The faces, sunsets, stories all […]
“Bears usually don’t mind the horses.” The guide’s words ran through my mind like a broken record, “Usually. How often is usually?” A lush, green canopy cast a misty hue over the forest as I took a cool breath of mountain air. Beneath me, Pickett, my trusty bronze trail horse, plodded along a narrow Cherokee […]
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