Today was my first day at my new, volunteer gig with the elderly. I'm there from 11 AM till 3 PM. The first half, I spend my time with the assisted living residents, leading them in exercises, then helping in the dining room for lunch. After lunch, I go to the floor for residents with dementia/Alzheimer's. There, I simply lead mind exercises and talk to them. I can already see that working with these, particular residents will be the most challenging. I even saw a former, television star on that floor, visiting his elderly mother. The staff and several of the residents sang my praises as I departed, so I'm feeling very optimistic about the experience.