Posted on October 9, 2019
- “I would be glad to drive Mom to church on Sundays if only I lived nearby.”
“If Dad hadn’t retired to Florida, I could still help him fix things around his house.”
“The folks are all the way across the country, and they seem lonely. I wish I could drop by a few times a week.”
We’re heading for holiday visit season, a time when family members who live at a distance often realize that the oldest family members need help to stay safe and well at home. It can be heartbreaking when an older parent or other beloved relative needs help, and we are not nearby to support their needs.