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... Thank you, Misty. Although friends do not come into the house, during good weather we socialize in the backyard, outside, which I restored last Spring. And I get out to lunch with friends at least once per week. Plus I run all the errands, go for walks, go to the computer lab here at the local college.... ... (13 replies)
... Oh, well, I am strong and I can't fall because there is no one to pick me up. ... (13 replies)
... that she can no longer do. One nurse told me that Mom has lost control over most things in her life, including some bodily functions, so I am all there is left to control. Makes sense, but what to do to help her? ... (13 replies)

... I have been the only caregiver to my 82 year old Mom for 4 years now. I live with her. The rest of our family predeceased us and she does not let anyone else in the house. Most of her friends are dead or in nursing homes. ... (13 replies)
... Been there, done that! I should have taken my own advice, but thought it would not happen to me. ... (13 replies)
... tired to do anything else. Her doctors have been apprised of her behavioral problems, but they need to see real evidence in their offices before they can, how do I word this, document her as being not competent to think for herself? ... (13 replies)
... A good whack with the TV remote is something you would want to avoid, I can see that LOL!!!!! ... (13 replies)
... like you, there won't be anyone around to look after me when I lose my marbles. ... (13 replies)
... Me too!! It is scary, but I think stress is the cause for me. ... (13 replies)
... too. And believe me, she was unpredictable as can be. Tried to anticipate ahead of time the things she would need or want and never did seem to get it right. I didn't have any help either...only 1 sibling who lives on the east coast and never came around. It's such a lonely place to be and I truly feel for you. ... (13 replies)
... ry. In the U.S. there are unpaid caregivers in one out of every 4 homes.....we have plenty of company but few have time to talk or take classes, etc. How ironic. I can't see a doctor, as I have no health insurance, but it IS a good idea. ... (13 replies)
... my family and kids. I wrote down EVERYTHING as I could remember NOTHING. Even then I would still forget to stop at store, what I was supposed to buy, etc. Was crazy. Must just be something that goes with that role. Hang in there...it's a rough ride. ... (13 replies)
... I too am a caregiver but for my husband. I've been doing this for many years and he is getting worse all the time. I have a problem with forgetfulness also. I think it's from the stress of the caregiving. ... (13 replies)
... You sound like you are doing a wonderful job, and your mother is very lucky to have you. (13 replies)




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