Stories: A Year-long Goodbye: Caregiver1

Moments of lucidity are rare and fleeting, and Ellen tries to talk to her mother when they do occur. Frances' paralysis renders her speech slow and quiet, so Ellen has learned to read her eyes and facial expressions to interpret her needs.

Moments of lucidity are rare and fleeting, and Ellen tries to talk to her mother when they do occur. Frances' paralysis renders her speech slow and quiet, so Ellen has learned to read her eyes and facial expressions to interpret her needs.