Tag Archives: Michael & Joy

My Brother Made Me Do It — 102212

Since the beginning of ElderBlog, I’ve been encouraging my siblings to post their own entries…to no avail. This time, there was no choice. My Baby Sister had to write it. You’ll see why. Continue reading

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80 Years Young

How do people speak of you behind your back? Do they speak the same way to your face? Mom has never been curious about this; but she has tried to be consistent. Now she knows how well she fared. Continue reading

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Medical update — 041411

Mom’s temperature was the medical feature of this day.  It started high and got higher…up to 102.5.  That triggered a urinalysis which revealed a Urinary Tract Infection.  As I’ve noted in the past few ElderBlog posts, she does have a … Continue reading

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Perspective — 070610

I have had more than a few opportunities to talk with people about my experiences in eldercare.   There are usually questions, followed by more stories and toward the end, I often hear: ‘I wish I had a brother (or child) … Continue reading

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Medical update – 030510

Pop has been complaining of low back pain forever.  I always thought it was because he spent so much time sitting in his armchair.  He has long resisted my suggestions to have the problem examined more closely, and to add … Continue reading

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