Yesterday was difficult for Dad, but today was better. Mom said that it was quiet. The aides allowed him to remain on his back more, instead of turning him as much as they had been (because of his pressure sore). Minimizing movement helps keep him comfortable.
Dad did not talk much today, but Mom said he seemed content for her to be there with him. (When he is tired or in pain, he sometimes asks her to leave--which is hard for her.) His feeding tube is still working, and he even wore his hearing aid for a little while! :-)