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Grace at the Finish Line
In a stage of life that is usually devalued, these stories from the nursing home remind us that all life is sacred and every moment is a gift. In Grace at the Finish Line, the writer has found a way to keep the memories of her friends alive by sharing their stories-stories of compassion, struggle, grace, and magic in the mundane.
Paperback, First, 66 pages
Published July 31st 2018 by Xulon Press
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There's no way around how difficult it can be to place someone you love in a nursing home. Reading these stories gave me hope and encouragement about life behind those doors and the brave people who care for residents of long-term care facilities. Full of touching moments, some humor, a few surprises, and some tear-jerkers, I couldn't put this down until I'd finished the last page. This is a must-read for friends and family of nursing home residents, for medical professionals, and for those who ...more
I enjoyed reading this book. It brought back memories of when my own parents were in nursing homes. A big thanks to all the kind and loving people who work in this type of environment. I am proud to say my oldest granddaughter works in a nursing home in my home town.