As my mother told me the same story for the third time in two hours, I found myself sighing in frustration. What’s wrong with her? my forty-year-old mind hissed. It wasn’t like she had dementia. In fact, right up until her death, her brilliant mind was clear. So why was she being so damn exasperating?
The answer was simple: she was getting old.
Let’s face it, the aging process sucks—for everyone. For the person going through it, the body starts to fail, the skin begins to […]