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Parental Journal 65 from Planet Elderly- This Visit Starts with a Roller Coaster Ride

Monday, June 27, 2016 – evening Not a Quiet Drive Up Yesterday Phone Call #1:  The drive up went well for the most part; however, I received a call from Mom around 9:30 a.m.  “Where are you?  I thought you … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 63 from Planet Elderly – Respite Time Back in Missouri for a Few Weeks

Saturday, June 4, 2016  mid-morning This is the view I see each morning at my new rental place.   This is the view I need to see each morning.  I feel so fortunate to have Mom’s neighbor, Kevin, as part of … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 60 from Planet Elderly – Diagnosis Explained, Emotional Tornadoes, and Plans

Wednesday, May 11, 2016  afternoon It’s mind boggling to think about all that has transpired over the past 48 hours or so, but at least things have leveled out a bit and the high drama and hysterics are on the … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 57 from Planet Elderly – Grateful for New Friends and for AgingCare.com

Dad still recognizes Mom and responds to her kisses. Wednesday, May 4, 2016 – early morning Very nice luncheon at Mom’s yesterday with guests, Judy, her mom and her aunt.  Although Mom nervously prepped, she enjoyed herself and loved the … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 56 from Planet Elderly – Round and Round With Ups and Downs

Friday, April 28, 2016  afternoon I was tired this morning after not sleeping much.  At 9:45 I told Mom to go visit Dad without me because I wasn’t feeling well and was tired.  She then suggested that I probably need … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 51 from Planet Elderly – Lasagna, Advice, Options, and Stubborn Mom

Tuesday, April 19, 2016  – evening We didn’t see Dad today until the afternoon.   In the morning we took Mom’s car in to have her mechanic assess why the engine light is on.  Some part for emissions is needed.  The … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 48 from Planet Elderly – Itches and Options Start This Visit

Wed. April 13, 2016 – afternoon I’ve been here since late Saturday afternoon and the most exciting thing that’s happened is me having to go to an “urgent care” facility to been seen for a rash that would not go … Continue reading

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