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Simple solutions that will help giving up the car keys a positive change.
When is it the right time to suggest giving up the car keys?
So my parent’s licenses were revoked and they kept driving so we hid their cars. Then my parent’s started to take cabs between their two homes. This created a whole new set of issues since they would arrive without money or keys. When they broke into their town house and called the police to report […]
Today is the day when my parents will be told that they are being transferred to Assisted Living. My mom knew she had this appointment with the Executive Director and has been asking me if I think it’s about moving the frame chopper into their apartment. When I arrive today my mom is anxious. My […]
For the past few weeks my mom has given me a variety of reasons to return to their town house: Mom: “Dad needs to do work in his office.” Kay: “The boys moved dad’s office to the apartment two months ago. Should we make sure the printer has enough ink?” Mom: “I need to go get […]
Try as I might, I could not squelch the urge of my parents to visit their town home. So far, there has been no call from the neighbors that they showed up with no money and could not pay the cab (or worse). Some calls come in a few days after the events. I’m thankful the neighbors call to let […]
While I’m not so keen on my parents driving and we are working toward a resolution for this, I was shocked when the social worker told me my parents couldn’t come up with complete names and phone numbers. They both have carried contact phone numbers in their wallets for years. Apparently, my mom didn’t have […]