My mom and dad were married for 64 amazing years. They had a great marriage together, and they were great parents, too. Unfortunately, my beloved father passed away last year. Not long after, my mother injured herself when she fell outside, and she was having a rough time cleaning the house alone. I decided that getting her a house cleaner in Westchester County NY was something that needed to be done right away.
It all started when I caught mom trying to climb a ladder in her bedroom to clean off the ceiling fan. First, I asked her to come down from the ladder and let me do it for her. But she refused. So, I rushed to her side to steady the ladder while she was up there. Things seemed okay until she caught the side of her foot on one of the ladder rungs and she fell four feet to the ground below. She broke her ankle, and she is very lucky she did not hurt herself even worse than that.
A few weeks after her fall, I came over to visit again and caught mom teetering on top of a step-stool as she was washing down her kitchen cabinets. She was doing this while she had her ankle brace on her leg! I knew something needed to be done immediately.
I began quietly calling a variety of cleaning services and finally settled on one who said they were sending over someone who is in her 50s. I figured that since she is closer to mom’s age, they might have some great conversations. I was right. Mom and the cleaning lady get along great! Mom said they have had a lot of fun talking, and she loves that she can rest now while someone helps her keep things clean.Read More »