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It's Happened....She's Gone.

So it was a rather quick decline.  It started with swelling in her feet and ankles a week ago.  They admitted her to the program.  Midweek, I called her on my way home from work and she was talking as if drunk.   639 more words


I Think It's Happening

The Lasix hasn’t helped at all to reduce the swelling in her feet and ankles.  In fact, it’s gotten worse in the last couple of days.   429 more words


Sick and Fucking Tired

So, new job.  It’s going well so far.  Mom told me she had made a hair appointment for 1 pm today, so I sigh in frustration, gather her oxygen, prepare the truck for her, etc.   1,329 more words


She’s still here.  I’ll get that out of the way now.  Last week she said that she may have a URI so we went to the doctor and she was put on antibiotics.   817 more words


Aging Parents -- Part 2

“There are only four kinds of people in the world – Those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” – …

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Aging Parents -- Part 1

In the natural order of things, a parent cares for children when they can’t yet care for themselves.

Feeds and dresses them. Teaches them to read and reason. 359 more words


Use your 5 senses to improve in-home care

Did you know that people who have Dementia can be extra sensitive to their senses? Even people who do not have dementia can have their health and well-being improved by five-sensing their environment. 473 more words

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