‘Mother’s Day, 2011,’ which is a reflective piece on Mother’s Day after the death of my mother, is in Section Ten of Losing Elderly Parents.
The richness of Virginia Ironside’s (1996) ‘You’ll Get Over It: The Rage of Bereavement,’ is highlighted in Section 9 of my writing on Losing Elderly Parents.
‘End-of -life issues do not just end with death’ is an article which I wrote reflecting on my experiences as a daughter witnessing the final stages of my parents lives. It was published in the Irish Times yesterday. To read the article click on http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/health/2011/0322/1224292769725.html
An article, ‘The Irish Walk,’ which I had first published in Ireland’s Munster Express in December, 2010 has just been reprinted in the Old Town Crier, Alexandria, VA, USA. It can be read in Section Four of my Feature Writing Page.
The usefulness of Molloy, W. (1998) Caring for Your Parents in Their Senior Years: A Guide for Grown-up Children, is highlighted in Section 8 of the Section, Losing Elderly Parents.
An article ‘Putting Tramore on the Map’ which I had first published in the Munster Express (16/2/2011) and reprinted in the Alexandria News, under the title ‘Leprechauns in Alexandria’ (18/2/2011) can now be read on the Feature Writing Page.
This post, which highlights the projected rise in people aged 85+ in Ireland, is in Section 7 of Losing Elderly Parents.
This post, which draws on the work of Dr Phil Stafford, is in Section 6 on Losing Elderly Parents.