Seniors & Aging

April 19, 2014 12:00 AM

Pam Stone | Dealing with the inevitability of life

My mother began to receive hospice care a little over a week ago. As with the cruelty of the disease, while her body remains surprisingly functional, the fingers of dementia have pinched and plucked within her brain so that she is with us one moment, seized with anxiety the next, all the while unable to articulate a desperation those of us in the present can only imagine to understand.

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