I know, not the cheeriest of topics, is it?! But, to put it in perspective, it’s not about war, famine, climate catastrophes, oppression, discrimination, misogyny, or new geopolitical standoffs. See, not so bad after all, is it?
My husband and I happen to have been among those fortunate enough to live to the status of seriously senior citizens. And we and our friends have, for the most part, been able to provide care for our partners – and/or our friends – when that role has been required. Caregiving may be needed on a temporary basis when someone undergoes surgery (as, say, for joint replacement surgery 😉 ), or may be needed on an ongoing basis when dementia hits your partner or a friend. Or a debilitating disease or injury that leaves the patient unable to care for him or herself.
There are many scenarios, and these situations are most decidedly…
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Thanks for spreading that around, Jane.