Elderly Mothers

October 21, 2015

Elderly mothers and choices

Did you know that making a choice is not a simple process? Last night, thinking to be the dutiful daughter, I offered her a choice. Crab cakes for supper or Teriyaki chicken with veggies. All I got was a very confused expression and “I don’t know, you decide.” Usually she is very opinionated, insisting on […]

Elderly Mothers, General
October 19, 2015

Guilt and elderly mothers

On Guilt and Elderly Mothers At 96, it appears that Mom has finally settled here in the trailer on our ranchito, but is it more jail than home? She has given up her car and has no way to get to town unless I take her. If I do take her, it exhausts her. If […]

Elderly Mothers, General