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Featured Caregiving Story
Cared for by Mary Sacoff of Glenview, IL
My Mom knows two words. No and yum.
No, is a step down from a curb or stairs.
Yum is an occasion for rejoicing. In other words, ice cream or french fries. Those are indulgences she remembers as "moments on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.” And for someone who battled weight all her life, something forbidden.
Today, it was fifty degrees outside, with a hint of spring in the air. I drove her past our old home although she didn’t recognize it. I took her into the hometown library wher...
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