Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dad Continues to do Well in My Absence

It is officially spring, though from what I see on television, spring weather is somewhat behind what I would expect from looking at the calendar. I hope the temperatures are above freezing in the daytime once I get home. I … Continue reading

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Using Cash at an Assisted Living Facility

When my parents moved into their first assisted living facility, I was told that the Assisted Living Administrators kept “cash accounts” for their residents use.  Residents could not keep money secure in their rooms and instead were encouraged to leave … Continue reading

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The Dragon’s Loyalty Award

Terry of Terry1954 has kindly nominated me for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award.  Thank you, Terry for this honor.  I would like to refer you to Terry’s blog . I have been following Terry’s blog for quite awhile for she has … Continue reading

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Continuing to Care for Dad from a Distance

I haven’t written much lately. I continue to have problems with the laptop and my Word program which takes away much of my incentive to sit down and write. It is fairly cold out this morning so I am going … Continue reading

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Dad’s Companions Update Me

Dad’s companions continue to keep me up to date on his activities and he continues to do well. This week when they went he WAS wearing his shoes. That is he was wearing the same shoes he had refused to … Continue reading

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