when things change – aging, dementia …. ?

He dropped by his mom’s house. He rang the door bell and got no response. He took his key and went in. There was a pot of peas on the stove and no water in the pot. The peas were burnt black mostly. There was not much smoke yet. He made things safe and went to find mom. She was sitting in her bedroom trying to solve a puzzle. She asked immediately for his help and went on to explain the bathtub faucet will not turn off. It’s been running for some time now, she said. He walked in the bathroom, reached down and turned the water off. 

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