Eldercare

Death, Adoption, & Redemption

Death, Adoption, & Redemption

Written by on 1 August, 2015 in Adoption, Eldercare with 0 Comments

My adoptive mother passed away on June 15, at the age of 91. She endured a lingering illness that spread over eight years. With the exception of two years, she spent the rest living in our home. During the last eighteen months of her life, Hospice came multiple times each week to give her baths, […]

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Eldercare: Caring for My Adoptive Mother

Eldercare: Caring for My Adoptive Mother

Written by on 1 May, 2015 in Adoption, Eldercare with 0 Comments

“She’s on Hospice.” That’s a telling statement. You don’t have to know much about Hospice to get an immediate feel for the mood. Death. Imminent. I don’t mind talking about my mother and the years that she has lived with us as her health declined. She has lived in our home on and off for […]

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Eldercare for my Adoptive Mother

Eldercare for my Adoptive Mother

Written by on 27 April, 2014 in Adoption, Eldercare with 0 Comments

Elder-care wrenches the gut for many, but especially for those of us who were raised in poor adoptions.  In all sincerity, I want to do what is right by my adoptive mother.   I believe that it is ordained by God, and that I have the ability to change my adoptive mother’s eternity. As an adopted child, […]

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