I remember my grandfather as a smart, proud, spunky bald-headed Italian man who prided himself in neatness, proper manners, reading, and cherished time with his family.

Have you ever forgotten the name of something or someone and it is at the tip of your tongue? Seconds or maybe minutes later, you remember it.

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. We should pause and consider how many older people are subject to abuse and what really constitutes abuse.