Maxine became ill on Saturday, March 18th, while visiting her daughter (Carrie) in Mesa. Max was taken to Banner Desert Hospital where she remains. She has pneumonia. A bronchoscopy was done on Friday. The purpose is to learn more about the pneumonia and to see if there are other lung issues that need to be addressed. Results are expected sometime on Monday. Mom is weak, but her spirits are good. She is in good hands, competent and compassionate caregivers. A discharge date is unknown at the present time. She will be going to rehab after the hospital, before going home. Rehab will be in Scottsdale.