Tag Archives: Elderly

November 1, 2015

Elderly Mothers and their Caregivers

It’s not that we don’t trust her to feed or care for herself. As Mom told my cousin in a phone conversation the other day with considerable vehemence, “I’ve been feeding myself for 96 years! I’m perfectly capable of taking care of myself!” True, she has and she is, but how do you tell someone […]

Elderly Mothers, General
October 22, 2015

On Our Elderly Mothers and Longevity

What is it about humans that we have this desperate need to live longer? The Good Lord put something in us that is so strong that we cling to life as though it were the last doughnut in the box at Sunday school. Even cockroaches hang on to their miserable little lives, scurrying for the […]

Elderly Mothers