Category Archives: Family

Remembering Richard James Hansen

I miss my brother, Rich.

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Abandoned Parents

Many people are aware of the issue of abandoned children, but how many people are aware of abandoned parents, i.e. parents who have been abandoned by their adult children? When a parent is left out of the life of an … Continue reading

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Roland Louis Hansen, The Wonder Years

Some thoughts about my early years growing up – The Wonder Years: I was born in 1947 and grew up on East Northgate Parkway in the City of Toledo, Ohio and graduated from Whitmer Senior High School in 1965. For … Continue reading

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Older People Feel Isolated, Alone, and Lonely. Me Included.

Many people in the late adulthood stage of their life (aka senior citizens, old age, 65+, etc.) suffer from feelings of loneliness and social isolation. Read 20 Facts about Senior Isolation That Will Stun You. Indeed, the feeling of loneliness … Continue reading

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Happy 21st Wedding Anniversary, Judy Rosenberg Hansen!

Happy Anniversary to my bashert, my wife, Judy Rosenberg Hansen. We met on November 6, 1965. We got engaged in June 1966 to be wed in June 1967. Then, on November 13, 1966, you went away for awhile. On March … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Roland. Sagittarius Reigns Supreme!

Today was my birthday! My zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Well, in addition to November 26 being my birthday, check out this: Importance of November 26 And on the actual date of my birth, there was the UN Debate on Palestine … Continue reading

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Adult Children: Keep In Touch With Your Older Parents

As many times as I share things like this, it never seems to be enough. Far too many people let their “busy” lives be the excuse for not seeing their older parents and grandparents. It seems that no matter how … Continue reading

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