“She was my buddy,” says Frank of his mother Ida, “I miss her because there was always something to laugh about.” Since her 2009, Ida’s dementia has required full-time care as she fades in and out of awareness. (Kainaz Amaria/NPR)
This week NPR’s eight-week series, Family Matters: The Money Squeeze, circles back to the Hunter-Christian Family as they decide on what to do with 89-year-old Ida Christian’s home. She lived with her son, Frank, in a house they built TOGETHER, until she became too sick and had to move out.
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