Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Good Story Is Always Enjoyable

Pearl doesn’t talk much, just to answer questions or tell us what she is doing but this week this is what she told us: “The lady that works here said: ‘You know what will cause you to have the runs? … Continue reading

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The Stuff You’ve Seen

Think about it. Those who are in their 80’s and 90’s have lived through an incredible world of change. Many of our elderly predate WW I. That’s so with Pearl. Born in 1914. She grew up on a farm, as … Continue reading

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But What Should I Wear?

It is the dead of winter. Being the frugal household that we are, the heat is set in the 69 to 72 range and you will find us in layers, sporting sweaters and hoodies. I am in my bare feet. … Continue reading

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Odyssey In Elder Care: A Caregiver’s Journey

The year is 2007. I am at work at a doctor’s office where I am a medical assistant. My husband Ron, a forklift driver, is called by his mother who tells him that she has fallen down the basement stairs … Continue reading

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