Some people want to live forever - page 2
Not my grandma! Background, she is 94, in a LTC, has major medical problems, severe chronic pain and to top it off she fell last week and cracked ribs. I was in visiting her last night and our... Read More
1Dec 13, '11 by StrwbryblndRN, ADNGood to hear she knows what she wants. I hope she gets it.
Sounds like she has been waiting for it to happen for awhile and its getting boring.
Plan a party for her or even better with her. Something she can enjoy before she passes.
5Dec 13, '11 by ThePrincessBride, BSN, RNDidn't she hear? 94 is the new 84!
1Dec 13, '11 by Ruby Vee, BSN, RNthe last time i saw my father, he took me to the cemetary to visit the ancestors' graves. while we were there, he made sure i knew where his plot was located and what he wanted on his gravestone. a few weeks later my sister visited. he gave her poa for healthcare, financial affairs, etc. then he just up and died. i know he went when he was ready.
0Dec 13, '11 by seizethedayMy grandmother does not have the intuitive feeling about death gene! She has been working on dying for about a decade - unsuccessfully. Every few months she thinks or feels that it is her time...nope!
It's become a running joke..every year she says this will be my last Christmas, my last summer, my last birthday etc... but every year she is still here!
We might as well plan her 100th party!