“Mom, did you go down those stairs?” my sister demands one day, as she notices some object that Mom could only have found in the basement.
“I was very careful!” my mother protests. “I held the railing the whole way down and I took it one step at a time.”
“What if you had taken a fall, Mom? I suppose you did this after the caregiver left?” My sister is upset and exasperated. Continue reading “Good Cop, Bad Cop”