Douglas Robinson - Working in the hospitality industry, a brush with royalty, 60 years married, alzheimers and grief
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Episode #1 | Erin Davis along with co-host Lloyd Hetherington joins Doug Robinson on the green bench (virtually) to explore life, love, and grief.  Doug is a resident at The Village of Sandalwood Park, a Schlegel Village, in Brampton, Ontario. He shares stories from his work in the hospitality industry, his brush with royalty, his relationship with his wife of 60 years, and discusses grief.

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"The greatest untapped resource in Canada, if not the world, is the collective wisdom of our elders." -Ron Schlegel

The green bench is a symbol of the untapped wisdom in our communities.  We should all stop to listen, learn, and share #ElderWisdom with older adults around us.

This podcast is brought to you by Schlegel Villages, retirement and long-term care homes in Ontario, Canada.

#ElderWisdom | Stories from the Green Bench is produced and edited by Memory Tree Productions
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