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Delivering the bad news

Andrea left and I had a difficult time catching my breath. This process was moving too quickly for me to comprehend. It seemed like yesterday that Mom was calling me to come over and find her keys. 781 more words

Free Will

**Disclaimer: This blog does not give any medical or financial advice.

 

Today mom decided to stop the newer medication for Ulcerative Colitis that she started July 11th and she resumed her former medication. 275 more words

Caregiver

How to Help Your Senior Enjoy a Family Affair

George Burns once said, “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”

But whether your family lives near or far, chances are, every once in a while you probably plan a family reunion or big family party where all the generations come together, reminisce about old times and make new memories. 405 more words

Home Instead Senior Care

How to Help Your Senior Enjoy a Family Affair

George Burns once said, “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

But whether your family lives near or far, chances are, every once in a while you probably plan a family reunion or big family party where all the generations come together, reminisce about old times and make new memories. 405 more words

Home Instead Senior Care

Dodging the health crisis bullet ... for now

Recently, I wrote about my mom experiencing a mysterious pain in the same general area of her colostomy surgery. She had a few other vague symptoms that warranted further testing. 285 more words

Memories

The Day In A Life - Part 4

If I had known it was Jerry’s last day, would I have done things differently? That day was so chaotic, so unreal. When Emilee and I finally pulled up to the hospital’s emergency room, I parked the car and we walked over to the entrance. 907 more words

Family

The First Visit

I waited anxiously for the social worker to arrive. I had no idea what she was going to say or what plan she had in mind for Mom. 650 more words