Skip to comments.Loyally Long-Suffering with my Little Old Ladies
Posted on 04/29/2012 1:21:54 PM PDT by InHisService
Do you have an elderly person in your life whom you love, but drives you nuts...? especially when going to the grocery store? I do!
It wasn’t humorous..it was pathetic. Don’t quit your day job.
Why thank you!
You’re okay. Keep at it.
You can post the entire thing here, you know. Just sayin’...
Would that be better, or easier for people to read that way? Thanks.
LOL, not little old lady. I found it extremely realistic. I have an 89 year old MIL and there is no pleasing them.
The walking kills me! I take one step and count to 5 and wait. I try to keep her busy in a central place in the store and run around while she’s busy there.
A month ago I was at our parish hall and there was an 18 year old girl who I’ve known most of her life. She was on the verge of tears because she just couldn’t find a job and I asked, very tentatively, if she thought she could take care of an 89 year old woman for 8 hours a day and she said yes!
Halelujah, she cooks for her, takes her to the store, cleans the house and does her hair and make-up. My MIL actually has begun to like her too. Oh, sweet freedom. We don’t worry and we only have to go over on Saturdays and Sundays and maybe one or two evenings a week. I hope the girl stays for a long time.
More people will read it that way.
And you’ll be happier... just trust me about that one.
Thank you very much. Some people don’t like my honest approach, and that’s ok.
I appreciate that!
Thanks, will do :-)
You just joined a conservative site to make fun of old people?
Try DU, you sound like them.
That’s awesome that you found someone, a good caregiver. It takes a great deal of patience to care for the elderly. I was a caregiver to a 91 year old lady as well as others. I loved them dearly, but found it rather challenging.
No, I’ve actually been on the site for years, but was inactive for quite a while. I don’t just “make fun of old people.” I write humor about many of life’s everyday challenges. Fortunately, the overwhelming majority like my writing and this is a good place to publish. Sometimes people need a break from politics.
Believe me, I know it is awesome. I would never have thought to ask an 18 year old but she seems to like it.
I didn’t give her hard and fast chores except keep her fed, make sure she drinks plenty of liquids and listen to her and talk to her. All the other things she has done on her own.
Welcome (or welcome back, as the case may be).
Thank you, it’s nice to be back :-)