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Jul 27, 2013
... etc. She thinks he should go to rehab, so the MD order a PT consult. The PT said he had "rehab potential", but what that meant is that he might be able to sit in a wheelchair and perhaps feed himself with his "good" hand. He will never walk, and need help moving from bed to chair, toileting, bathing. ... (14 replies)
... my husband and I made out Health Care POA and outlined our wishes, which stated that neither of us wished to be kept alive by artificial means, including feeding tubes or IVs. ... (5 replies)
... She had it for 5yrs everything has been ok with her except maybe taking her medicine and so on but she lived in an assisted living facility and she would take the medication and she was almost normal not that bad. ... (32 replies)

... I'm home and here is my two cents worth.... I already have directives from Mom and Dad that are specific to feeding tubes and they have opted to have none. We are to do nothing that will prolong their life. ... (18 replies)
... First let me tell you that no one is ready to bury their Mother. I understand how your sister feels. ... (18 replies)
Oct 8, 2005
... We all got one of those 4 years ago when a sister in law of Elsie's died of complications of breast cancer. ... (44 replies)
... Generally in these situations, there is one person who is in charge, usually who has power of attorney, or who has been making the major care decisions all along. ... (2 replies)
... law is in the hospital with symptoms of final stage Alz. ... (2 replies)
... Mother fell at 5 in the morning Saturday morning and really conked her head and split skin at eyebrow on left side. ... (12 replies)
... e. Corrections and arguments only heighten then tension. It is not about what other's see, it is about calming the patient. My Dad has acted out occassionally in public and my Mom, oh my, the things that she does somethimes!! But that is where they are now and no wishing or medication can make it any different. ... (11 replies)

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