Stories: A Year-long Goodbye: Caregiver3

After changing a soiled diaper, Ellen examines her mother to see if a yeast infection is healing properly. The intimacy involved in caring for a terminally ill parent was not lost on Ellen, but she felt she could provide a sense of dignity for her mother that a nursing home could not.

After changing a soiled diaper, Ellen examines her mother to see if a yeast infection is healing properly. The intimacy involved in caring for a terminally ill parent was not lost on Ellen, but she felt she could provide a sense of dignity for her mother that a nursing home could not.