The Stan Chronicles

The Stan Chronicles: Writer and broadcaster Bill Richardson was 23 when he moved from Winnipeg to Vancouver, in August of 1978, and 56 when he reversed the journey, in June, 2012. That was when his father Stan, diagnosed with dementia, was admitted into a personal care home: the Manor, as it’s identified here. Richardson thought he was returning for the last few months of his father’s life. Almost two years later, he’s still there. The Stan Chronicles are excerpts from his journal.

The Measure of a Man


Today is Stan’s 88th birthday; I can’t imagine he’ll have another.  I couldn’t imagine that…

Remember your Manors


Stan took a stumble the other day; his right arm and hand got badly bashed up. I'm trying to get there…