Category Archives: Aging Parents
Brief excerpt from a conversation with a client: Me: So you didn’t live up to your ideals. Client: That’s right. Me: Do you think most people live up to their ideals? Client: I guess they don’t. Me: Most of us … Continue reading
Jeanette was afraid to answer her telephone. Her mother was calling every day or two with another “emergency” to induce Jeanette to make yet another l,000 mile trip to take care of her. Jeanette had been trained to be the … Continue reading
I sit fearfully on the plane, my mind a jumble of thoughts and feelings. Suppose I don’t get there in time to say goodbye? Suppose I do and she doesn’t die for days? What am l supposed to do?