A friend of mine is asking for donations and hand made cards, for this little 6 year old little girl who lives in Utah and wont see another Christmas, she has less than a year to live. Her mother and sisters, as well as her extended family and friends are preparing for the inevitable. I just can't wrap my mind around this tragedy because children should NOT DIE!! They have their entire life ahead of them, this is such a waste.
My point is children should LIVE, old, sick people should not. Nursing homes are full old people no one wants around, sick, useless, at the end of their lives yet, they are kept alive with medications. No one wants to care for old people, most end up in this nursing homes, from the top of the line to the bottom of the barrel, because not even the wealthy want to waste their time changing diapers and cleaning after them, it's so hypocritical for "celebrities" to endorse this places, like Joan Lunden, endorsing "A place for Mom", she doesn't want to give up her life to care for her elderly mother, she wants to feel free to live her life without the burden of this old lady so she, who has tons of money, stuck her mother here, to ease her conscience and feel good about herself thinking she is doing something very nice and good for her mother.
But most of us don't have that kind of money so we are stuck caring for our elderly parents in our homes, who are so useless, who can't even clean after themselves when they go to the bathroom, who throw up, who poop on themselves and we are having to do this, out of obligation and lack of money and resources. I am all for charity organizations who concentrate on helping sick children live better lives, children deserve to have a life, old people lived their lives, good or bad, they had their chance, no resources or money should be invested and wasted in prolonging this lives, who contribute NOTHING and are just a huge burden for their families. I know I will be old one day but I rather kill myself than ask my daughters or grandchildren to carry the burden of changing my freaking diapers and clean me up!!! When we decide to have children, we are obligated to care for them, no child asks to be born. But children should NOT be obligated to waste their life savings and their time with their families to care for a useless unproductive person, who already had a chance to live a full life. Yes, most of us have parents who took care of us ok, but it was their choice to bring us into this world, I think it's so unfair to expect our children to give up their lives to care for us when we are old. If you can't take care of yourself, then you need to just die with dignity, I want my family to remember me as I am right now, I don't want their last memory of me having being of changing my dirty diaper or having to stash me away into a nursing home where strangers will have to do this for me. I pity the people who work in this institutions and it's not surprising to me to hear that they sometimes abuse and neglect the patients, if the children of this people really cared for their "loved ones", then they should care for them in their homes, but no one wants that, that is why nursing homes are such profitable places, and so are the pharmaceutical companies concocting more and more drugs to keep people alive and useless longer.
Hate me if you want to, I'm so fed up with this crap, I really don't care anymore.
I know you will disagree with me, so be it.