Tag Archives: memory loss
Parental Journal 109 from Planet Elderly: Pandemic Window Visit with Mom
Now I See You! I was thrilled to receive an email from Lenoir Woods, Mom’s long term care community, inviting me to have a window visit with her. We had had a Zoom visit, but this would be a wonderful … Continue reading
Parental Journal 104 from Planet Elderly: Breakfast? What Breakfast?
Monday, November 25, 2019 – mid-morning I am fortunate that things continue to be stable now that Mom has been a resident in the Woods Central neighborhood of Lenoir Woods for a little over one year. “Stable” means that she … Continue reading
Parental Journal 97 from Planet Elderly – There’s a Sadness Settling In
January 8, 2018 afternoon Mom has been at her assisted living memory care community for almost 10 months now. I am so fortunate that, although difficult in the first few months, she acclimated better than I thought. I owe a … Continue reading
Parental Journal 95 from Planet Elderly: Wearing Three Bras Today?
Our Routine I visit almost every day…mid-morning. Some folks wonder why, but I enjoy being part of Mom’s community. I’m probably still dealing with a bit of guilt for changing Mom’s life so dramatically when I moved her down here … Continue reading
Parental Journal 15 from Planet Elderly: Confused Thoughts, Failed Filing System, and Old Bourbon
June 30, 2015 afternoon This two-week visit is coming to an end. Dad’s birthday is tomorrow and I return to MO on Thurs. July 2. My next scheduled visit is Aug. 13 – 20 for Mom’s birthday on the 16th…unless … Continue reading