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Caring for an elderly parent: life’s grand irony

In the spring of 2013, I was wheeling my mother CatherineĀ to a doctor’s appointment. As we entered the waiting room, a dutiful daughter around my age pushed her mother’s wheelchair out. The two silver settersĀ glanced at each other knowingly, and Mom offered up the following assessment: “We used to push them around in their baby […]