Mary Rose tells a story from their past during Rose's nightly visit, Lima, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2014. Mary Rose's best friend was the mother of Rose's best friend and so they have known each other for over 50 years and have many stories to reminisce over.
Rose makes Mary Rose her favorite cocktail, a Manhattan, during her evening visit, Lima, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2014.
Rose Reynolds, 65, visits Mary Rose Hogan, 91, every evening, takes care of the dog and helps Mary Rose to bed, Lima, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2014. Rose has been caring for Mary Rose for the last 15 years and they have been friends for over 50 years.
Mary Rose turns down the heat before going to bed, Lima, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2014.
Rose takes Mary Rose's dog, Echo, out for his last walk of the evening, Lima, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2014. Taking care of the dog is one of the many tasks that Rose helps Mary Rose with.
Rose Reynolds steadies Mary Rose Hogan as she makes her way to the bathroom before going to bed, Lima, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2015. This is the first night that she will try to sleep in her bed since her fall.
Rose helps Mary Rose to bed as she has done for the last 15 years, Lima, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2014. Since her fall the evening before Thanksgiving, Mary Rose has been sleeping in the lounge chair in the living because she has been too weak to make it to the bed. After some physical therapy visits, this evening she made it into bed.
Rose sleeps on the couch at Mary Rose's house after helping her to bed, Nov. 15, 2015. She has been sleeping on the couch two nights a week since Mary Rose's fall before Thanksgiving.