Learning to Let Go by John Poston

By | June 30th, 2017|

When Michael was in high school, it was easy to ignore the future. His days were filled with friends and activities, and he was reaching the milestones we dreamed he’d achieve. But then came graduation, and new questions arose.

The day I dropped Michael’s twin sister Margot off at the airport to leave for college, I was so proud. I’ll never forget watching her walk away, beaming with pride. When I returned home, I saw Michael in the same spot on the couch, watching videos on his phone.  And I recognized that despite him and his sister being only minutes apart in age, they were miles apart in their quality of life. I knew there had to be a next step for Michael, as well.

Sure, living with me meant Michael was safe and happy, but I didn’t want him stuck in that post-high school mode of life. On that path he […]

Daymark Living providing a community for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Delays.

By | June 5th, 2017|

In a transition from adolescence to adulthood, one father has developed a one-of-a-kind community for his son’s independent future. “It all started because of Michael Poston,” began his father, John Poston, President of Daymark Living. “Life right now, living at home, is too isolated and it’s not active enough.”