When the director from the assisted living home where my mom is living called me last week to say that it was time to put my mother in hospice and that I should make funeral arrangements, I was devastated. I also knew nothing about how to handle the arrangements. The last thing I needed to do to handle it all was to contact a monuments dealer in Essex County NJ to pick out a headstone. I wanted to think long and hard about what to put on it, so I gathered all of the pricing info and told them I would call them back after I had made up my mind. I can’t believe that I will soon lose my mother.
I have heard many times from people who live in other countries that it is common for families overseas to stay close together. Parents and children see each other often.Read More