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Mom in 5 Day Respite Care Part 3: The Conclusion

After Mom was stabilized and I found a safe and caring adult foster care home for her to live at, I contacted the Oregon state oversight agencies and the facility headquarters to share our experience. 371 more words

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Calming the Savage Beast

It’s been ages since I’ve blogged, and I’ve really missed it! But, I intend to do something about it. Life has been a real whirlwind lately. 1,561 more words

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Mom in 5 Day Respite Care: Part 2 of 3

Continued from September 14th

Fortunately, the hospice nurse that met us the following morning had been Mom’s nurse prior to being reassigned to another area. She knew us and was familiar with Mom’s history; she was able to act as an intermediary between myself and the facility administrator on duty. 596 more words

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Mom in 5 Day Respite Care: Part 1 of 3 

As I have previously mentioned, our hospice care team arranged for my Mom to be placed in skilled nursing for a 5-day respite stay, as allowed by Medicare. 596 more words

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Hopefully You Have A Daughter If You Need Help When You Get Old!

If you are hoping for someone to take care of you in your old age, here’s hoping you have a daughter! Researchers claim that daughters provide as much care as they can for their elderly mothers and fathers while sons do as little as possible. 305 more words

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MOM IN HOSPICE CARE

Hospice is about providing care and physical, as well as emotional, comfort and support once active treatment is no longer being sought for a life-limiting condition. 777 more words

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