My mom and her sister had lived together for the last ten years. When my aunt had to be moved into a nursing home because of the care that she required, my mom had to make a hard decision. She ended up staying in their home, because she knew that she was just not ready for a nursing facility yet. She did get very lonely though, and there were some things that she couldn’t handle on her own. I suggested that she bring in a senior companion in Queens and explained what that means.
I wish that I could go sit with my mom every day. I love her, and I want to be able to take care of her just like she did me. Continue reading