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Parental Journal 107: Visits No Longer Allowed

Sunday, March 15, 2020   late afternoon Alone Like many who are no longer permitted to visit loved ones in nursing homes, I’m concerned about my mom feeling alone.  However, I trust that staff have tried to explain the coronavirus situation … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 24 from Planet Elderly: “She was always a pretty good girl.”

Into day three of fifth visit. Mom’s short term memory seems worse to me, and I’m trying to be patient and stay calm because she is so easily upset. I’m doing a pretty good job so far because she keeps … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 07 from Planet Elderly: Wearing Out My Welcome

Parental Journal 07 April 6, 2015 I think I’m kind of wearing out my welcome. On one hand, Mom is extremely grateful I’m here helping to organize paperwork, help advocate, keep her on track, do a little cooking, etc. On … Continue reading

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