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... hey im reading this. cant believe no one posted back. im so sorry about your childhood but as you said you have become a different person now. and thats good. im alot like you. i want let anyone hurt me again. of course I cant help notice things. but i keep my quard up on everyone. as long as i dont hurt someone i dont care what they think of me. everybody has opinions. just... (3 replies)
... gave me the strength to stand up to mom verbally when she'd tell me to call my father home from the tavern or the fact that we weren't allow to eat until he came home because she was mad at him, etc. ... (3 replies)
... My father in law was taken care of by 2 daughters in law. ... (14 replies)

Givers, takers
Apr 15, 2005
... People seem to belong to either the givers or the takers. The takers get more, at least in material terms, out of life, but at the expense of walking all over others. ... (12 replies)
... My sympathies to you and your family. My mother has Alzheimers and in the course of just 3 years has forgotten how to walk and doesn't recognize anyone. ... (5 replies)
Power of attorney
Nov 11, 2009
... Afterwards, there is no fight anymore. Then that same week, the RN came to evaluate my Dad and she said my Dad was NOT belonging in that unit. He should be in the rehab unit. So, they just moved him 2 weeks ago to the rehab unit. Lo and behold, he changed completely. ... (4 replies)
... Thanksks for the reply to my question concerning Alzheimer's patient preoccupied... Your remarks touched me. My Father had the same problem as my friend's husband does. ... (7 replies)
How do I go on?
Jan 11, 2009
... like a child at times. Hubby sees a bit. I get so frustrated at fil it bothers me. I just want to scream. Fil cannot live by himself but not bad enough to be in a nursing home. ... (63 replies)
... you my prayer and shoulder girlfriend. I walk the valley of grief everyday for the loss of my 48year old husband. He was a wonderful man, absolute bestest Dad in the whole world and was my true soul mate. ... (20 replies)
At what point...
Sep 12, 2007
... FIL was congitively FINE, he had lung disease and passed away 2 years ago this Christmas. ... (5 replies)
My Sweet Moma
Oct 22, 2009
... it doesn't start at Stage 5 its just that your mother couldn't 'hide' it from the world any longer. Those stages aren't written in concrete. Our loved ones could have symptoms from any of those stages or jump stages. ... (125 replies)
... Maybe these caregivers should try to go with the flow in caregiving such as giving him food or a shower, and say white lie to him or pamper him instead of arguing or reasoning with him. e.g. ... (6 replies)
Jan 10, 2011
... she is in high care. ... (4 replies)
... o father in law with alt. for 2 years with copd refuses to help himself.....he will not hold his urinal, shave, or bath. ... (15 replies)
... Barbara are both right ... and I'll put my 2 cents in as well ... as long as Mum is SAFE, encourage her independence, but first and foremost, don't let a crisis make your decisions for you .. ... (5 replies)
More problems
Jun 7, 2011
... Ever since May 2, my father-in-law has gone downhill... He is Ok talking and "eating" but he fell on May 2, after the concert he went on May 1. On May 1 he still used his cane although with difficulty to be transported... On May 2, he fell and needed the wheelchair for a short time. On that Thursday, he went to the ER to make sure he is ok on his bone. That Friday he fell... (14 replies)
Mar 18, 2011
... It is natural that families don't want to put the elders in the nursing home because it would sound like a cruel thing to do. ... (8 replies)
... A petulant child is entirely accurate as my mother was the same way about 2 years ago. She did stamp her foot a few times, too. Mom would sometimes look around furtively as if she had it in mind to do something wrong. ... (5 replies)
... I am so sorry your Mom has delusion. However, for people with dementia, the number one rule is to live in their world. In other words, to deny her her belief is not going to work. ... (13 replies)
... It sure is hard to care for grandmom in this case. ... (3 replies)

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