Welcome to Jessica and Carolyne. So glad to see you have dropped in.
We arrived at Lens mothers house last Wednesday to find that her physical condition has deterioriated since we were here in June. She now has to be lifted when moving from a chair to her bed or to use the bathroom facilities. It takes a strong man to lift her. It also takes a woman to tend to her personal needs.
One of Lens sisters has been living with Mom and providing most of her care for almost two years. On Thursday she moved to Oklahoma to be with her son and his family. This leaves Mom with no live-in care.
As a short-term solution two of Lens brothers and wives and one of his sisters and her husband, along with us, are taking turns staying with Mom. She needs round-the-clock care. As Lens siblings and their spouses work and we know we can not do this on a permanent basis, decisions have to be made. So, for now all plans to travel are onhold.
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