Walking & Rolling with the Seniors

Nirvanic Truths

Tuesday, April 16th

I’ve been looking for volunteer opportunities here on Isla Colon and haven’t been successful until now! Katie ran into a monk (yup, a monk!) who works with an assisted living facility. He told her about a program where volunteers go to the assisted living home and walk/roll around town with the elderly folks on Tuesday and Thursday of each week. I’m assuming the seniors wouldn’t be able to otherwise get out and see the city so this is great for them (and me).

As with everything else in Bocas, this was yet another fun adventure. This was a different kinda fun – very fulfilling because I felt like I did a good deed. Guess that’s the do-gooder in me…

We arrived at the building after circling the neighborhood a few times. Discovering that we would have to push the seniors in their wheelchairs, I immediately regretted bringing…

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