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... After having my in-laws living with us for 1 1/2 + years, my wonderful father-in-law passed away last week. The problem I am having is with my mother-in-law. She was with us when he passed but has alzheimers and forgets. After reminding her all week and her re-living it we finally stopped telling her and have evaded the question... We hate to see her suffer again and again,... (6 replies)
... well my mil moved in with my husband and me.its been horrible. shes at stage 5. and now we are looking into putting an addition on our house so my father in law can move in with us. my husband has 1 brother who is married but his wife doesnt allow him to have any contact with us or mom or dad. ... (5 replies)
... again getting meds all messed up. He is now how with 2 care providers devoted to him and my mother has another 3. ... (12 replies)

Knee Operation #2
Sep 20, 2009
... ening news is going to have a special tomorrow on just how to handle this problem. I will watch it with interest to see what I might have done differently. J's father in law sounds much like my Mom. Dad was diagnosed years before she was. Because he was not supposed to drive then she did most of the driving. ... (12 replies)
Knee Operation #2
Sep 20, 2009
... My daughter's mother in law is having her 2nd knee replacement done tomorrow, prayers appreciated. ... (12 replies)
... A hospital stay provided the transition to a nursing home for both my dear mother in law and father in law during the past year and a half. ... (2 replies)
Paralysis in legs
Aug 19, 2001
... My father-in-law has been living with AD for about 1 1/2 years. He is now experiencing leg paralysis. Is this part of the disease? If so, what are the indications--getting close to the end? Mom-in-law takes care of him at home now. Apparently the paralysis is a "comes and goes" thing. He take an AD med, but I don't know which one now. Any advice would be appreciated. :round: (3 replies)
... Lots of our parents are in denial about their spouse being ill. My mom was for about 2 years. Over 2006, she has started seeing the light. But still insists that she can take care of him at home. My dad is not quite the level your MIL is. ... (3 replies)
... Most of my tears were shed 2 years ago and I know I couldn't be awake to give her the 24 hour care she needs. ... (14 replies)
... I have seen mom a couple of times and she knew who I was everytime. this made me begin to question whether she really belonged in the nursing home. I guess I saw signs of my mom and she recognized me... ... (11 replies)
My father in law
Dec 22, 2011
... assing. My Mom has been diagnosed for over 5 years and still going. My grandmother lasted for 3 years after her diagnosis. My good friend's mother lasted just 2 years. Yet I had a great aunt that was 9 years between diagnosis and passing. ... (10 replies)
... I don't understand why the elderly in this late stage cannot try hospice just because we don't know when the dying is coming given its nature. It is so horrible and takes a long long shot. ... (6 replies)
... he will get worse and I hope hospice makes her comfortable. You may want to get a personal caregiver who can watch her all the time so she would not keep falling in the wrong way. Sometimes the nursing home lets you hire a caregiver for 2 or 3 hours per day so someone can watch her closely. ... (20 replies)
... was quick but I am sure that is not a bad thing. We did get to see him on a good day and we can hold on to that. I will put on a smile and do what I have to do in the next few days. The service will be a simple family only grave side. Hubby is doing well. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks for your note, it sure does help. The home my FIL is in is actually kind of neat. It is a large extended family that has older adults as well as young children and pets living in the facility. ... (14 replies)
... I thank you for your understanding. My sister is the rare jewel, she is the one who stepped in and took on all this when she has her own emotional roller coaster to deal with. ... (27 replies)
... My father in law suffers from Lewy Body dementia, which also include parkinson didease symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... stress. I take meds for all of these. The last two illnesses are in part caused by the caregiving and worrying! ... (30 replies)
Money Questions
Jun 28, 2007
... I have some of the same issues, in connection with Social Security disability monies. ... (12 replies)
... law closer to us to another state and we had direct flight for 2 hours. The hardest part was in the airport. You need to reduce the flight process. ... (6 replies)

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