Bj and I moved grandpa back to his home yesterday for hospice care. He only has a short time left to be with us and I know he likes being there better. It’s still very sad and we will be spending almost all our time there with him.

30 Replies to “Hospice”

  1. We’ve never met, but I read your blog everyday. I wish I had some profound words to share with you and BJ right now. But nothing I can come up with seems like the right thing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts right now. Take Care.

  2. I know this is hard for you, but remember how rich you and your family have made the last year in his life. He is so lucky to have had the wonderful care you have given him, and so much better than being alone like he was before. Stay strong, and take good care of you.

  3. Hi,
    I read your blog as I was getting info on Hospice. I too am awaiting my grandfather to pass away. He is now home as well with hospice helping us. Its so difficult to see him. Sometimes I think he knows what is happening or wonder if we made the right choice to not have pancrease surgery as he is 89, but this seems like a long, slow difficult process as well. God Bless you and your family and all the people who were fortunate like us and those not to have have wonderful grandparents in their lives.

  4. Keeping you, BJ and Grandpa in my thoughts 🙂

  5. I’m so sorry. You and BJ have been an amazing blessing in that man’s life. Know that you’ll be in my prayers.

  6. My heart goes out to you guys…

  7. Im keeping you all in my thoughts. I know how difficult it can be watching someone you love be in pain and not be able to help them – my father passed away from kidney failure three weeks ago. Hospice was a blessing, albeit late, but the support they are providing for our family now is extremely helpful. Be well, and I wish you peace. -c.

  8. thinking of you amber…
    and keeping you all in my prayers.

  9. I am so sadden, my hearts goes out to you and BJ

  10. I agree with LeAnn. You two have brought so much light to his life. None of us ever knows when our time is really up, but I have to say that I hope when mine is, I can say I spent the last of it with the kind of love and laughter you have given him in this time. Hugs to both of you (and baby!)

  11. my thoughts are with you.
    you are all a blessing for each other.
    take care.

  12. Thinking about you & keeping your family in my prayers.

  13. I’ve been thinking of you, BJ & your grandpa and will continue to. Enjoy the time you have left with him…and be sure you’re taking care of yourself while you care for him!

  14. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Know that your love and support have meant the world to him.
    take care.

  15. Amber I am so sorry that your family is going through this. You are in my prayers.

  16. I’ve been thinking about you guys so much.
    My heart truly goes out to you, keeping you and BJ in my thoughts and prayers.

  17. Nancy Peacock says: Reply

    So sorry to hear about Grandpa. How well I remember the hospital time with my Mom and then 2 years later with my Dad as their bodies slowly shut down. It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done so I totally understand your sadness right now. Be proud though, because you have been a wonderful bright spot in BJ’s Grandpas life this past year. You’re in my thoughts…

  18. I’m so sorry to hear this news. I will keep you, BJ and grandpa in my prayers. Don’t forget to take care of yourself.

  19. Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  20. How nice it must be to get to the end of your life and have Amber and BJ around to look after you. How lucky grandpa is. Sending you lots and lots of love and positiveness and strength. xx

  21. Wishing peace and comfort for all of you —

  22. Praying for your family – know that you are not alone in this – many care for you and will lift you up in this time of sadness.

  23. Oh I’m so very sorry to read this. My thoughts and prayers are with you, BJ and your family during this time.

  24. thinking of you often and praying for peace and comfort. take care!

  25. I’m sorry to hear about Grandpa, I’ll be thiking of you all. See you very soon!

  26. Let me say again, that I’m here if you need to talk to anyone. My thoughts with you, and I wish you peace.

  27. Josh and I are keeping you, BJ and Grandpa in our thoughts…

  28. Josh and I send our thoughts to you and BJ and Grandpa.

  29. ive been reading a long all the grampa stories… my thoughts are with you.. wishing you strength…

  30. I’m so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed reading more about Grandpa’s life. What a treasure those pictures are.

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