Stories from the journey of fatherhood & brotherhood
I knew it wasn't good when the phone rang at 2 a.m.
I'm in my mid-forties, with a child in college and two others still at home. I'm in the thick of fathering. My parents are in their early seventies, which according to the latest news, is the new 60's. They should be traveling, living large, enjoying the grandchildren, and continuing to change the world. Instead, I'm in the thick of fathering them too.
My mother has early-onset dementia. We've seen signs for the last decade, and the...