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98-Year-Old Moves Into A Nursing Home To Take Care Of Her 80-Year-Old Son


The only person who will put your happiness and your well-being before theirs is your mother. Mothers are willing to do anything in their power for their children’s happiness. They are capable of moving mountains if needed. Even though they can sometimes nag you with their constant questions about your daily routines, eating and working schedule, they still do it because they love you with all of their heart.
No matter the age, a child will always stay a child to a mother, even if they grew up a long time ago. Even though the maternal duties changed throughout the children’s lives, they will never stop. Your mum will always take care of you. The ninety-eight-year-old, Ada Keating has the opportunity to still take care of her son, the eighty-year-old Tom. He needed more care and support, so he moved into the aged care Moss View last year. This facility is located near Liverpool. A year later his mom has moved to the same aged care home in order to look after him.


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Tom is Ada’s first child. Their bond is unique and unbreakable. He never got married, which probably toughen up this relationship even more. The staff working in the facility says that they love to spend time together and they are inseparable. Spending time to watch long-running British soap opera series Emmerdale or playing board games are their favorite activities of the day.

“I say goodnight to Tom in his room every night and I’ll go and say good morning to him,” she told Liverpool Echo. “I’ll tell him I’m coming down for breakfast.When I go out to the hairdressers he’ll look for me to see when I’m coming back. When I get back he’ll come to me with his arms outstretched and give me a big hug.”

“You never stop being a mum,” she said, in classic motherly fashion.

Ada and her husband Harry are parents of four. Ada, Tom and his three sisters: Margi, Barbara, and Janet.  Janet died when she was only thirteen-year-old.


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Tom is delighted having his mom around. I mean, who wouldn’t be, right? To have your best friend living with you at that age, taking care of you and having fun with you.

“They’re very good here and I’m happy to see my mum more now she lives here, she’s very good at looking after me. Sometimes she’ll say ‘Behave yourself’.” Tom said.


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You have to agree that this mother-son relationship is truly inspiring, unique and really rare.  Especially nowadays, it’s really unusual to live with your parents after you become an adult. Let along staying so close. I bet they are inspiring, not only for the facility’s stuff but for every mother and child in the world.

Ada and Tom are regularly visited by other family members, including Ada’s granddaughter Debi Higham. Debi commented saying they’re happy they’re together again, saying: “There’s no parting them!”

“It’s reassuring for us that they’re both getting looked after 24/7,” she added.

A round of applause, from all the moms in the world. Being at that age and still prioritizing the son’s happiness and well-being is truly extraordinary.

Source: vt

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