Tag Archives: The Village at Victory Lakes

Parental Journal 85 from Planet Elderly: Relocation Saga – Part one

March 25, 2017 – evening I arrived two weeks ago with hope and dread in my heart.  I was hoping Mom would not go ballistic when I approached the subject of her relocating to Missouri.  The dread was, of course, … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 80 from Planet Elderly: Mom Is Safe, Comfortable and Lonely

Saturday, December 3, 2016  late morning It’s been about six weeks since I left Illinois so that Mom could begin her life as a widow living alone.  It was clear that she is most comfortable where she and Dad made … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 77 from Planet Elderly – Five Days of Hospice

Saturday, September 24, 2016 – early morning My wonderful dad, Victor Anthony Leogrande, peacefully passed away on the morning of Thursday, September 22 after receiving five days of hospice care.   It filled my heart with joy and gratitude that Mom … Continue reading

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Parental Journal 49 from Planet Elderly – New Support

April 15, 2016 – evening There is a new administrator at the Village of Victory Lakes where my dad is a resident.  Her name is Jeanne Heid-Grubman and she has been in her position there for about two months.  During … Continue reading

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