Tag Archives: Piedmont Place

Morals, Ethics, and The Ultimate Choice

Choosing the manner of one’s death is not something we usually get to do. But Mom has. How? Why? What should we think about this? 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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Clever lady — 062211

She asked me to buy cellophane tape and proceeded to explain what she needed it for; an explanation I didn’t understand. So she showed me. Hiking up her pant leg, she revealed the WanderGuard taped to her skin high above the ankle. It was an odd sight, but one that smacked of genius. Continue reading

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Progress update — 051111

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last update.  In that time, Mom has continued to make improvements.  Her Occupational Therapist was ready to sign off last Friday, but the Physical Therapist needed this additional week.  Mom is still … Continue reading

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Progress update — 042811

Mom is doing better.  Much better.  She is dressing (slowly) every morning.  Her Physical and Occupational therapists tell me every day that she’s giving rehab her best effort.  In addition, Mom’s back to walking around Piedmont Place without help or … Continue reading

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Medical update — 042211

I dearly love the people who care for Mom, but when I arrived at Piedmont Place late this morning, I’d walked into a storm.  For starters, an Easter egg hunt was underway and kids were crawling all over the place.  … Continue reading

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Medical update — 042111

Mom is unsettled today.  Her short-term memory of the past day is wholly inaccurate: to wit, she claimed to have not been to the bathroom since early this morning, and she claimed to have been sipping the same cup of … Continue reading

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