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1003 Words about losing my mom.

“I swear if you ever put me in a nursing home, I will come back and haunt you for the rest of your life.”

“You know what song I want played right? 998 more words


The Longest Day

I titled one of my previous blogs “Clinic Day and Advocacy” and then only wrote a short paragraph on the clinic. That was not very nice of me, don’t you think? 1,648 more words


Teach us to Number our days

So this week I’ve been humming this song ‘dumb ways to die’ it’s a game the kids are playing and is a safety advert for the metro. 615 more words

"Oh my wife knows what I want....."

Recently, I asked a family member, in his late 70s, walking around with very advanced heart disease, sporting his second bypass surgery scar, fresh from his second hospitalization from pretty serious cellulitis in his legs, still on antibiotics from his third urinary tract infection “Have you and your wife (second) made advanced directives or is she AT LEAST your medical Power of Attorney?” His answer… 1,788 more words

The Final Two Things

These are the final 2 points taken from the blog post “Six things no one told us about being a caregiver” by Ruth at “Living Well”, where Ruth welcomed her husband’s mother into her home to care for her because she had the beginnings of Alzheimer’s disease. 647 more words

Parkinson's Disease

Hanging On

I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting the last couple of weeks as I’ve attempted (with my family) to help Dad navigate the beginning of a different life – the next life. 524 more words

Grief & Loss

Residential hospice in Moncton expected to be fully operational by November 2019

Hospice Greater Moncton officials say it’s been over 14 years in the works, but they’re thrilled to be moving forward with a residential hospice.

The group, which works with patients who are nearing the end of their lives, is receiving 2.2 hectares of land donated by the Humphrey Lewisville Sunny Brae Lions Club. 271 more words