Tag: Alzheimer's disease

One Man's View of Mechanical Ventilation - A Letter From My Dad

One Man's View of Mechanical Ventilation - A Letter From My Dad
Last week I wrote off-topic about my family’s decision to move Mom to hospice. The response to that blog was incredible. Making life and death decisions for our loved ones is a universal situation, something many people can relate to and empathize with. All of your personal stories and kind words have helped to heal my grieving heart. As part of... Read more »

End of Life Decisions - I thought I was ready to say good-bye to Mom, but I wasn't.

End of Life Decisions - I thought I was ready to say good-bye to Mom, but I wasn't.
My mother, Angeline Manseau, passed away last Wednesday, 1/14/15, after a seven-year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. My husband and I had been on a New Year’s cruise in the Caribbean and returned to frigid Chicago to discover that Mom had taken a tumble at her memory-support facility and was in the hospital. I literally dropped... Read more »