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Telling Mother

After my father died at 95, Mother was lost. She became ill and although she improved, couldn’t live alone, so her neighbors helped, and Bo and I drove the 185 miles between our home and hers weekly, passing one another … Continue reading

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I recently connected with Lisa, a caregiver in Texas who has invited other caregivers to participate in her “One Word Wednesday” blog. She posts a new word each week and if it touches us,  we write  and link our response … Continue reading

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What if?

We were in the kitchen cleaning up after Bo’s birthday dinner.  My back was to Boris when suddenly he lurched and I turned to see him starting to fall.  I helped him to the chair.  His speech was slurred and … Continue reading

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