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Reply was posted 11/30/1999 08:10 am by Margaret L.
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I recently started a new job and spoke to my boss at the interview about the situation with my mother. A couple of weeks ago my mother was taken into Hospice and we were all sure she was going to die. I kept my boss abreast of what was happening and she was very understanding (it turns out her Dad died of cancer last year). So you never know. Hopefully you have a sympathetic boss if not I would suggest talking to HR to explain the situation and to see if they can help you out. PC is very frightening and each turn you imagine the worst (and sometimes it doesn't happen). There are procedures that can make your mother more comfortable. Also just because she is going into hospice does not mean that she is going to die immediately. My mother spent 10 days in hospice, somehow bounced back and is now home and we are planning the holidays together. YOu did a good thing organizing the funeral etc. I am sure your Mom is at more peace as well. Keep reading and posting here it is very helpful. God Bless

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