THE NIGHT MY 77-YEAR-OLD FATHER WAS TAKEN TO JAIL

The title is enough to send chills down anyone’s spine. As a daughter with a close relationship to both of my parents, this story hit a little too close to home. Elizabeth Flora Ross brings us a personal narrative that sheds light on one of the biggest fears that many caregivers to patients with Alzheimer’s have. It helps start a conversation on the heartbreaking moments and unsettling instances that many of us do not want to talk about, but should.

Below is an excerpt from the wonderful piece, originally posted on Purple Clover. For the full story, click on the excerpt or here.

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