Category Archives: Family

Saturday April 26, 2014

It’s been a rough week but Frances and I keep plugging along. We spent Monday – Wednesday getting things organized for the service on Thursday. We had a nice turnout for a weekday. My mom’s brother came from Fayetteville and … Continue reading

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Friday April 18, 2014

Frances called me at work this afternoon to let me know she had called the apartment to check on mom and mom was not doing very well. Monday, the doctor had recommended we start Palliative care for mom but we … Continue reading

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Monday April 14, 2014

Frances, Al, and I along with mom and her caregiver had a meeting this morning with her family doctor. As we already knew, there is not much we can do for mom except keep her as happy and comfortable as … Continue reading

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Friday April 11, 2014

I went to the Y last night. Tonight I picked up mom and Tonya to go out for dinner since Frances had to work. Mom is doing okay. She is still very frail and mentally sharp at times but still … Continue reading

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Thursday April 3, 2014

The weather folks really missed the forecast for today. It was to be sunny to partly cloudy and a high of 80 again. Instead, rain showers for most of the morning before the sun finally came out but it only … Continue reading

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Saturday March 29, 2014

I did a couple of kit projects for Bob first thing this morning then took off to run some errands including stopping at Frances’ to drop off some documents for mom to sign. We chatted about mom’s current situation and … Continue reading

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Thursday March 20, 2014

Mom’s caregiver, Tonya, was concerned that mom might have a UTI. Since I had to leave today at 2:30 to take mom to a scheduled appointment with her lung doctor and Frances had to go to work, Frances made mom … Continue reading

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Friday March 14, 2014

I left work at 3:15 to pick up mom for a doctor appointment. We let Tonya stay at the apartment to have some time for herself. Mom is making a little progress. She has gained some weight and is a … Continue reading

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Wednesday March 12, 2014

It’s been ONE OF THOSE DAYS!. For various reasons we had mom’s main full time caregiver removed from the job this morning. Frances left work at 11 to go sit with mom and wait wait on the nursing supervisor and … Continue reading

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Monday March 10, 2014

Happy Birthday Frances. I met her and mom at OSO’s, a very nice locally owned Greek restaurant for dinner. Mom is doing okay physically. She ate some of her dinner and salad and helped eat the desserts Frances and I … Continue reading

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