Love Stories

Love Stories of Commonwealth 2022

Palma, and her husband, Anthony, have known each other since they were 13 years old and were high school sweethearts. When Anthony first asked Palma for her hand in marriage, she denied him saying he needed to get himself together first. After he got a good job, she said yes! They were married at the […]

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The Story of Phil & Jean

We all know the marriage vows, “to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part”. Some of us live those vows to the letter. Jean is one of these individuals. We know […]

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There's Always More to the Story: Ruth and Andy

We had the pleasure of listening to our resident’s love stories this year as we have in years past. But this year we took a page from the Legacies Project and spent some more time recording a few of these stories in greater detail. We chose three which represent different stages of love that our residents might […]

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There's always more to the Story: Anita and Robert

We had the pleasure of listening to our resident’s love stories this year as we have in years past. But this year we took a page from the Legacies Project and spent some more time recording a few of these stories in greater detail. We chose three which represent different stages of love that our residents might […]

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Loving a Spouse with Dementia: Frank and Claire

Frank and his wife, Claire have been married for 63 years. Frank was a minister and Claire was a school teacher. She retired in 2000 and took up some tutoring work. As the years went on, Frank could see some warning signs that Claire’s cognitive ability was changing. The tutoring became too challenging. “It’s like […]

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There's Always More to the Story: Bob and Anna

We had the pleasure of listening to our resident’s love stories this year as we have in years past. But this year we took a page from the Legacies Project and spent some more time recording a few of these stories in greater detail. We chose three which represent different stages of love that our […]

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