Requiem for the Status Quo, on #LisaBurton Radio

This struck a major chord with me today as my mum’s still in transition over settling into a residential care community. She’s nearly there and feels happier and safer now, so we’re feeling better about her situation.
Kudos to you, Iren,e for tackling dementia care for the elderly in a realistic and supportive way – and to you Lisa and Craig for shining a light on this important topic today.

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“Hello, caller. You’re on the air with Lisa Burton. What can we do for you today?”

“I don’t think I’ve met you, Lisa, this is Patrick Quinn, can you please put my daughter, Colleen, on the phone?”

“Sorry, Patrick I think you’ve got the wrong number. I’m actually a radio talk-show host, Lisa the robot girl.”

“Robot girl? What can I do for you?”

“Well, Patrick, you called me and I’m glad you did. Now that we’re on the air, what would you like to talk about?”

“If I had my druthers, I’d like to talk about and to Connie. She’s my wife. She died a few years ago. Let me tell you about her … did you say your name is Laura?”

“Close, it’s Lisa.”

“Let me tell you, Lisa, that wife of mine was a firecracker, she sure kept me on my toes but a few years ago…

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4 thoughts on “Requiem for the Status Quo, on #LisaBurton Radio

    • That is deeply sad, isn’t it? My mum does have good long term memory recall still when she’s calm, but it’s patchy when she’s stressed. It’s really upsetting when she picks up photos of the great grandkids and asks who they are. 😦

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