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Lee & Mary Walerius
Cared for by Rosemary Kaplar of El Cajon, CA
It's unique to take care of a 99-year-old and 100-year-old couple, which I have been doing for a year now. Both have some form of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. While Mary can't remember what she had for breakfast, she still loves Neil Diamond and his song "Mary". I was able to get her a signed picture of Neil Diamond for her 100th birthday, along with a CD of his music. It's so precious to see how she enjoys the little things in life.
This is the fourth client I've worked with since s...
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