Almost everyone in the room had a story of having to care for an elderly parents or relative. Some of the stories were happy ones, others were not.
But now the people telling the stories about their parents find themselves facing the same dilemma: who is going to care for them when they can no longer do so for themselves?
The big difference is that the former stories almost invariably took place on the mainland. These seniors live on Block Island, where elder care is scant. There are no institutions or agencies
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