Tag Archives: Companions

Planning and re-planning for a little getaway

Before I go south each year, I arrange for 3 companions to visit dad in his Assisted Living Facility.  They are not responsible for specific care tasks, but rather they are to be my eyes and ears to make sure … Continue reading

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Dad’s Week

I have been having trouble reaching dad by phone the past few days. I know he is there and he is fine, but he spends so much time in the lounge that he isn’t in his room to answer his … Continue reading

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Learning More about Dad

As I mentioned in an earlier post, while I am away on vacation, paid companions are visiting dad on a regular basis. These are the same companions that visited dad last year and they are getting to know each other … Continue reading

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