Otosan successfully navigated the front door and elevator on his morning walk. However, his good mood became instantly heavy when he discovered one of his hearing aids was missing.
Have you ever had to tell someone they stink? Otosan had horrible breath. It smelled like something had died in his mouth and we couldn’t stand it any longer.
Now in Tokyo, my mother-in-law wasn’t talkative, nor did she want to watch TV. Sitting together in her hospital room, I struggled at first to figure out how to pass the time together.
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Here on the blog, you'll get a peek into what it was like caring for my Japanese father-in-law who has Alzheimer’s. Or, learn more about my upcoming book, Finding Yoyu.