When my father says, “Geoffrey, you really don’t understand,” he’s probably correct. The family can only guess the impact his Physical conditions bring to daily life.
I started to list some of them, then backspaced. You don’t want to know. Life at 92 is challenging.
Among his biggest problems, deafness. Without Hearing Aids, nothing. With hearing aids, not much better. He can’t understand my sister on the phone at all.
Two weeks ago, in the hospital and struggling to hear, the staff there let him use a PocketTalker Pro from Williams Sound.
My sister Trudi ordered one from Amazon. His life has Changed.
That’s a photo of my dad having lunch with the guys. It’s like he’s been sprung from prison. He ate alone in his apartment because he couldn’t converse. Now he can.
He’s in rehab the rest of this week. They want him stronger so he’ll better avoid falls. He says physical therapy he’s receiving is having a good effect.
He’s back home and ready to talk to the neighbors next week.