I am a daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, friend, reader, story writer,
attention payer, wanderer, picture taker, hiker.
Caregiver was not on my list. Yet for six years I accompanied my mother to her end of days, learning (and forgetting what I learned) as I went.
Now, traversing the bridge toward old age myself,
I'm exploring what it means to be an elder.

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Along with caregiver resources, you can also follow my path to publication of my memoir about life with Mama,
coming October 2022 from She Writes Press.

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