Grandma Sitting

My mother is doing her practicum at the moment. For six weeks it will be my job to take care of my grandmother during the morning. My grandmother is 87 years old and has Alzheimer’s. She also doesn’t speak English, except for words like “Hot Dog” or “Thank You”, stuff like that. She is from a completely different world, a third world. Canadian life is very strange to her but it is all that she has at the moment and it is what she will die with. She is always commenting on how far away she is from everything that she has ever known.

This is her life.

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