When One Parent Dies the Other May Need a Caregiver
Transitioning Care from Family to Facility

Regaining Your Life After the Death of Your Care Receiver

HangingPlantsmallWhen my mother died in a local nursing home, my "career" of visiting this exceptional facility nearly every day for close to 15 years ended. Mom's death prompted a nurse to whom I'd become quite close, to say to me, "We'll still be seeing you up here. You won't be able to quit."

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“I hold onto your book as a life preserver and am reading it slowly on purpose...I don't want it to end.”  Craig William Dayton, Film Composer


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