Dad needs help. Maybe he can’t take care of his house…The hospital’s discharging him, and he can’t go home…He lives with you, but his health is failing fast.
We all forget things now and then. Walk into a room and have no idea why we’re there. Can’t find the bill we just had in our hand. Search 10 minutes for glasses only to find them sitting squarely on our nose.
Dad leapt tall buildings in a single bound, and you spent a lifetime measuring yourself against him.
But suddenly, he seems to be slowing down.
You don’t want to take away his independence, but you’re starting to worry about him.
You want to make [...]
You know that page in Robert Munsch’s picture book Love You Forever when the man drives across town, literally picks his mom up, and rocks her back and forth?
You’ve realized Mom can’t live on her own anymore. That’s hard enough to stomach.