Category Archives: respite

Vacation Mode — While Dad Thrives at Home

My planning throughout December and early January seems to have paid off. Everything is running smoothly for dad since I left home last week. Although I tend to worry a lot ahead of time, it all worked out.  I worried that … Continue reading

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Vacation for the Caregiver

When I called dad this week he did not answer the telephone. I called the front desk to make sure everything was OK after the snowstorm. I was told that they had “a lot of snow” but everything was fine … Continue reading

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