Monthly Archives: November 2010

Senior Living Options…

In August 2005, Mom moved into ‘The Retreat, Senior Assisted Living’ in Hartford, CT. Prior to this move, Mom and Dad lived in independent senior housing in South Windsor, CT for most of ten years.  They lived there with basic … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving…

I love Thanksgiving!  It is one of those holidays where you don’t have make yourself crazy in the weeks before.  Cards and presents are not necessary. The aroma of turkey roasting, pies baking….the sound of wine being poured and glasses … Continue reading

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Thoughts on nursing homes

Last week, Mom was rushed to the hospital with pneumonia, a urinary tract infection, E. Coli bacteria and a possible mini-stroke.  After 4-days in the hospital, she was transferred to a nursing home for at short-term rehabilitation stay (both physical … Continue reading

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