Karen PerryFor the Nevada Appeal

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February 10, 2013
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Karen Perry: Show an elder some love this Valentine's Day

When we think of Valentine's Day, our thoughts usually are of a romantic nature. We think roses, candy and gifts.

But for many elders, it can bring painful thoughts of a lost loved one.

For them, Valentine's Day is often about remembering and reminiscing, and of sadness.

Being alone is tough at any time, but on a day that celebrates couples it can be even tougher.

So why don't we think of Valentine's Day as a day for all kinds of love. Love for family and friends.

As The Beatles said "All You Need Is Love," and that rings even …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Feb 10, 2013 02:07AM Published Feb 10, 2013 02:06AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.