One of the joys of getting older is spending time with family and having adventures….
When kids are little their favorite place to visit is their grandparents’ house. It’s a magical place where grandma and grandpa spoil you rotten. Some people call old age the second childhood. Grandma and Grandpa can have fun with their grandkids the way they wished they could when their kids were little. Exploring outside, going on trips, baking together, and hearing wild stories on long walks. Those memories made with elder loved ones impart wisdom and a unique love.
So many of my patients come in with stories about why they need help. I listen close, because in those moments I hear their passion for life, and it builds my purpose for why I do what I do. I’m not here to drag anyone somewhere they don’t want to go. I find the heart in what I do helping people get back to what they love.
For the elderly… their “why” is often spending time with family, playing with grandkids, and being able to stand to make dinner for the people they love.
The mass perspective on aging is “it’s just gonna happen and there’s nothing you can do”. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying we can stop the aging process but through treatment and nutritional guidance we can add more years to your life and more life to your living.
As we have talked throughout the month of the impact neuropathy can have on you, the impact diet changes can have on reversing the precursors, and the crazy statistics and risks that come along with this disease when left unchecked; we hope there’s a sense of awareness raising in you about your loved ones.
Neuropathy adds pain and steals the joy out of life. Worse still, over time it leads to lost sensation and inevitable balance issues. Eventually, it steals your freedom and the ability you have to do the things you love. In my office you’ll never be “just another patient”. Your why becomes mine. Let me help you be and do the amazing things you want to do!
In the end we only regret the chances we didn’t take.