Farm Tidbits: Joe Transitions to a Nursing Home

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December 29, 2023

Unfortunately, we recently had to take my father, Joe Fischer, to a nursing home. 

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Many of you met him over the years at events or when you came for a tour. He’s been living with us the past 5 years. Starting 9/1 he developed severe trigeminal neuralgia, which is severe nerve pain in the face. We adjusted his medications and got him a radiation cyber knife treatment which has almost eliminated the pain. But all the medications got to where it now takes 2 people to transfer from chair to bed, etc.

So, a few weeks ago, we made the decision to put him in a nursing home. He’s ok with it and is glad he finally is using his long paid for insurance. He is also a social person so he will get many more visitors.

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We will still bring him up to the farm as often as we can to drive around and so he can tell me all the things I need to fix 😊

Joe Fischer

Fischer Family

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