The Way Forward

An essay on my unstoppable mother’s latest move. Appearing in the current issue (November 2014) of O, The Oprah Magazine (available on newsstands, the Internet, iPads, and implanted brain chips). This is part of a collection of useful, moving, and timely articles grouped under the title, Ready or Not: What It’s Like to Care for Aging Parents. Further advice and insights from Jane Gross, Naomi Barr, Mimi Swartz, Hannah Wallace, Jim and Karen Shepard, Martha Beck, and Laura Pritchett.