Caring for an elderly parent after surgery:

Two Fridays ago , my mom (who is 82) was scheduled to have day surgery for a hip replacement, basically a 24 hour in and out and then therapy.   As I’ve documented my dad (who is 94) has early dementia, we had to prepare him for a night without her. He’s been very good … Continue reading Caring for an elderly parent after surgery:

Alzheimer’s – getting a diagnosis for an aging parent –

Last week was one of the toughest weeks I've had in a very long time. My aneixty and stress levels hit an all time high. My parents are elderly (83 and 94) when I got a call at 6 am one morning saying from a stranger saying they found my dad wondering the streets and … Continue reading Alzheimer’s – getting a diagnosis for an aging parent –