OMG! This is so horrible, its hilarious
“Bill and I are training his dad to ‘go toward the light,'” said my friend Anne, whose father-in-law no longer recognizes his family. “Any light we see — lamps, flashlights, the TV — we steer him over there. We figure he can use the practice.”
*This was intended to be humorous, a point in the article about having to take your struggles with a grain of salt…but still, WOW. Even *I*, queen of inappropriateness, wouldn’t say that.
Seriously though, the article brings up some good basic points – it’s hard to take care of your elderly parents. It requires support. It requires laughing so you don’t cry.