They soon learned that Carlos had stopped taking his medications to manage his diabetes. While trying to respect Carlos’ sense of autonomy, his daughters made sure to visit him, bring him groceries, and tidy up his apartment throughout 2020. Despite their best efforts, his health continued to decline. Once Carlos and his daughters received the COVID-19 vaccine in early 2021, they were able to help him find a new physician. After doing a series of exams and tests, the doctor was astounded at Carlos’ high A1C and blood pressure levels. She immediately put him on a series of new medications and emphasized the importance of establishing a healthy diet. That’s when the doctor referred them to God’s Love. After a failed attempt to enroll Carlos in another meal delivery service, Catherine was understandably skeptical. But once she visited the God’s Love website, she felt empowered and impressed that he was able to start receiving meals so quickly.
Carlos now looks forward to enjoying his meals every day while watching his favorite TV programs. Since starting on the God’s Love program, Carlos’ weight has steadily increased. His face is getting fuller, and his bones are less prominent. Most importantly, the fog he seemed to be stuck in has lifted and he is once again lucid. At his most recent checkup, Carlos’ doctor was so impressed with his progress that she pushed back his next check up to February 2022. Catherine and Emily feel a deep sense of gratitude toward God’s Love for ensuring their father has sufficient, nutritious food at his fingertips. In Catherine’s words: “We daughters feel personal gratification every time we open his refrigerator/freezer and see the God’s Love We Deliver meals in there, and to watch how rapidly they disappear. It truly feels like there is another caregiver helping us bear the great responsibility, and honor, of caring for our loved one.”