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Do You Have an Aging Parent Who Is No Longer Able to Live Alone?

Live-in care, long term hospital stay, retirement home, aging in home.
All of these options have been parts of the roller coaster that you have been riding the last few days. When you think back to the fact that just two weeks ago you were out for lunch with your mother, it is difficult to acknowledge where you are now.
Your mother made the 911 call herself when she realized that the breathing difficulties that she was experiencing was more than the problems she typically experienced with her hiatal hernia. This time, her shortness of breath was different. As soon as the paramedics arrived, her symptoms worsened and by the time she was at the hospital she was no longer able to talk, no longer able to respond, and not really able to breathe on her own. The emergency room team identified a perforated stomach, a condition that was complicated by the hiatal hernia. The local hospital was unable to provide the care that she needed so she was life flighted to the large city medical c Continue Reading

Alice Jennings

You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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