Ruth & Erica

It’s not easy getting older and it certainly is not easy watching parents age.  We baby boomers are doing exactly that.  I was reading a blog on WordPress ( I am sorry that I can’t remember which one) that mentioned  Ruth & Erica,  an original drama about aging and caregiving.

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I found the show on the WIGS channel on You Tube.  Each of the thirteen episodes runs around six to twelve minutes and tells the story of a single child Erica, played by Maura Tierney, and her decision that it is time for her parents to sell their family home and move into a smaller and more supervised situation.  The Dad is having memory problems and the Mom is resistant to the move.

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The episodes are touching, funny, sad and well worth watching for anyone, but especially for those of us that are facing these same situations every day.

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Enjoy watching the first episode, you can find the rest on You Tube by searching for Ruth & Erica

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2 Responses to Ruth & Erica

  1. I’m leaving this blog open so I remember to watch it after the little guy’s gone to bed for the night. It sounds like I’ll be moved.

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