TAILIEUCHUNG - Assisted Living Conversation

Kristin: I just got off the phone with my mom. Joe: Oh, how’s she doin’? stressed out: very worried Kristin: Oh, she’s a little bit stressed out. We, um, we just had a long conversation about my grandmother. Joe: Oh, how’s your grandmother doin’? so-so: not good and not bad Kristin: Eh, so-so. My Joe: Yeah? have their hands full: very busy Kristin: mom and my uncle have their hands, really have their hands full right now. Joe: Yeah. | Assisted Living Conversation Kristin I just got off the phone with my mom. Joe Oh how s she doin stressed out very worried Kristin Oh she s a little bit stressed out. We um we just had a long conversation about my grandmother. Joe Oh how s your grandmother doin so-so not good and not bad Kristin Eh so-so. My. Joe Yeah have their hands full very busy Kristin . mom and my uncle have their hands really have their hands full right now. Joe Yeah. every once in a while sometimes erratically unpredictably Kristin Yeah y know they s- a while back they started to notice things every once in a while with my grandmother. For example her starting to drive more erratically. And they got concerned about that. And went to her doctor and explained everything to her doctor. And the doctor agreed Yeah she shouldn t be driving. So the next time my grandmother went in my uncle and mom both went and her d- my grandmother s doctor confronted her and said Y know I just think it s time to give up the keys and not drive anymore. Joe Wow I guess that was. Kristin And understand- understandably my grandmother was not happy but she bound to happen very likely to happen sooner or later at some time in the future quite a few many passed away died kind of sort of gone downhill to have become much worse in general overall did it. Joe Yeah I mean y know when you get to that age I guess that s bound to happen sooner or later. Kristin Yeah but now um here lately there have been quite a few more things concerning my mom and uncle. So y know ever since my grandfather passed away a few years ago uh my grandmother s just kind of gone downhill since. They d been living in Florida and my mom and uncle decided to move my grandmother up just to be closer to them. There s no other family in Florida. She had friends there but no family. And I think it helped her a bit but um. she s just in general. I think 1 Copyright 2008 Learn Real English LLC Learn Real English AUTHENTIC .