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Life Lessons: What Millie Boyce learned caring for her mother and husband as they were dying

Life Lessons

With the fast-paced urgency of life, is slowing down for a moment to bring you some words of advice from the wisest among us. Every Tuesday, we’ll be posting a “Life Lesson” from a resident of the Lincoln Court Retirement Community.

This week we’d like you to meet Millie Boyce. She cared for her mother and husband as they were dying and says she learned many, many lessons. She learned how to help others and understand their needs. She also learned who her real friends were.

Millie says it’s important to be friendly and get to know others.

Watch the video above to see our entire conversation.


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Linus Boehmer on why helping others is most important

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The simple advice Vaughn Wixom has for the younger generation

What Jean McMurtrey learned after losing 4 daughters and her husband

Marvin Bucholz says to have faith, behave and love

Diana Fonner reflects on how kindness and forgiveness have changed her life

Charlotte Giles and why it’s important to understand the feelings of others

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