Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Book Review - MOTHER, CAN YOU HEAR ME? by Joy Ross Davis
Those who are caregivers are going to love this one. My friend Joy took care of her mom through her last days, through injuries and illness, through dementia and downright cantankerousness.
I've heard a lot of people complain about having to take care of their aging parents, but not Joy. Instead she wrote short articles for newspapers and magazines, articles filled with pathos and humor that everyone who's ever cared for someone under similar circumstances will relate to.
You know, you who have been there and worn out the T-shirt, you have to laugh or you'll cry your hearts out while you slowly go out of your mind. It's painful--but those little laughable situations can make the pain endurable. So go ahead--have yourself a chuckle or two. And at the end, send Joy Ross Davis a hug and a smile.
Available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Helping Hands Press.