Category Archives: Elderly Caretaking

The Pains of the Tramping Parents…Switching to an Alternative Space to Feel Lonely in

The troubles of the aging elderly parents in this day and age, the real cases of elderly parents, getting kicked around, “shipped”, from one child’s home to the next, in rotation, because we’re ALL, responsible for caring for our, elderly, … Continue reading

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Frozen in Their Youths

They were, frozen in their youths, never to age anymore, it’s like, time has, no effect on them one bit!  Frozen in their youths, they’d become, they’d all, regressed, back into their childhood innocent states, they’d smiled, like those innocent … Continue reading

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Taking My Mother to Class, Our New Routines

On elderly caretaking, engaging her mother who’s diagnosed with dementia more, to help her get more socialization with her external environment, translated… “Mom has Alzheimer’s!”, at the end of last year, a written diagnosis confirmed our, sisters’, worries, and ever … Continue reading

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My Father’s Bestie

A friend in need, IS, a friend indeed, having someone there, to give him the support he is in need of, both physically, AND emotionally, translated… That day I’d called up my father, to remind him to take his hypertension … Continue reading

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Next Stop, the Nursing Home

Taking care of one’s elderly, aging parents, it’s, getting harder by the generations here that’s for certain!  Translated… Huei told me, that her father-in-law had been staying in the hospitals for over a month now, as his conditions worsened, he’d … Continue reading

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Goals, on Caretaking of the Elderly in the Family

How to, slowly, progress the elder from being more open to the assistance that she may be in need of, translated… My mother-in-law had always been agile, in her eighties, she’d gone to China to travel, but five years later, … Continue reading

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Scenes in the Waiting Room of the Hospital

How much money we have, has NOTHING to do, with how kind we are, to our, aging parents here, as this individual had, observed, translated… Awhile back, as I’d started having symptoms of menopause, I no longer was stubborn, started … Continue reading

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The Love & Hate of the Caretakers

On the darker side of caring for her demented elderly mother, when her mother’s death became, a total, relief for her, translated… Thumbing across the article, “Behind Long-Term Care” by Grass Liu on January 19th, it’d, reminded me of my … Continue reading

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The False Scares of Dementia for the Elderly Parents Around the Holidays

From the Neurologist’s Office, off of the Front Page Sections, translated… The New Year’s coming, working in the giant tall white towers, I can’t help, but share some things with the rest, something I’d, discovered, around the holidays.  Every year … Continue reading

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The Forgetful Version of ‘Til Death, on Live-ing

The signs that points to the onset of dementia, or, just simply, forgetting, because, we’re, growing, older now, translated… From Before, H’s Forgetfulness Had, Gotten to Me, Later, as I’d, Had Several Forgetful Moments, I’d, Felt, a Bit Embarrassed, and … Continue reading

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