15 Ways to Stay Sane Caring For an Elderly Parent

One of the most emotionally complex and difficult things a person can experience is taking care of an elderly parent. I recently spent time tending to my aging, widowed father, and thought I’d pass along these fifteen points, each of which I found to be significantly helpful during this phase of my own life. 1. [Read More…]

15 Ways to Stay Sane Caring For an Elderly Parent

If you’re caring for an elderly parent, don’t miss these fifteen tips for staying sane and healthy—and for doing your parent the most good possible. [Read more…]

Father’s Day is Coming; My Father’s Night is Here

My father takes some thirty different medications, relating mainly to his bad heart. Both his mottled, discolored skin and his blood are so thin that when he wakes in the morning he is sure to find blood stains everywhere on his sheets. He is intermittently incontinent. His feet and calves are prone to swelling to [Read More…]