From A Distance: The Challenge of Caregiving When You Are Not There

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Older couple looking across distance
By Hillebrand Steve, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
All lives start to sound like a soap opera as you tell the story, and mine has been no exception.

For many of my father’s final years, I stepped into the caregiver role, like so many of us. My mum had not been in the picture for over 30 years, so it was quite the surprise to find myself stepping back into the role for her last summer. The difference this time Read the rest of this entry »