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... I'm very new to caregiving and probably have a lot of questions I could ask, but one very important one at the moment is how to handle my mother being so cold all the time. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks everyone. I'm going to use every single one of the ideas you've given me to help my mother feel a lot less cold. All of you are Angels. ... (5 replies)
... I remember when my moms' hands would be cold and she'd put a pair of those stretchy gloves you could find at Target when fall was comng. They cost about 1.99. Misty has some really good ideas! ... (5 replies)

... d. A few years ago I lost 65 lbs. and almost froze that winter. Prior to that I was always too hot. Finally broke down and bought some "Cuddle Duds" longjohns at the department store. Hated to pay the price but it was well worth it. Cuddle Duds are light weight but warm as toast, smooth and comfortable. ... (5 replies)
... but we were so miserably hot, we had to make a change. The heat made us sick and grumpy, and that was not good for anybody. So, now the house is comfortable for us, and we keep throws and blankets around to cover them up when they complain of being cold. ... (5 replies)
... Uh, be careful about heating pads and heaters--if she has bad circulation she could have decreased sensation too, and could burn herself before she feels enough pain to get away from something that's too hot. You have to put your own skin in contact with whatever you're going to put in contact with hers (or put your hand in front of the heater), and keep it there for a couple... (5 replies)
... g that happened. She turned to me and said, "Ok, don't freak out about this..." and then she told me and her brother how she had been on an elevator at work with the host of one of the network's shows, and he suddenly pulled her over to him and kissed her on the cheek. ... (19 replies)
... Thanks for your advice. I took it yesterday as my mother actually did show up for my grandma's surgery. That gave us time to talk in private. I told her exactly how I felt and that I felt abandoned by the very people that promised to be of such great help. ... (4 replies)
Long Week
Feb 9, 2007
... When we ended last week my dad's pain was just starting to get under control. We had radiation treatments set up for the week and chemotherapy was due on Monday. ... (8 replies)
... As I read your story my heart broke. As bad and obnoxious as things have been for me, your stories top the cake here. What the hell is wrong with these people? ... (36 replies)
Best way to help
Aug 28, 2010
... But if you are good friends, and it seems you must be, then I'm sure your friend will let you know if you're overdoing it. She's going through a tough emotional time and while she needs a lot of support, she also needs time to herself. ... (2 replies)
... While my husband was born with his disability, he was able to walk up until the time he was in a car accident at age 13. He can walk, still, but only with assistance, so he uses a wheelchair most of the time. ... (7 replies)
... I have to give everyone an are all so kind. Yesterday was a very bizarre day. The hospice nurse came on wednesday and said my mom was actively dying. ... (15 replies)
I feel so alone.
Mar 11, 2007
... as well to find other people with this illness as only maybe 100 a year in the US are diagnosed with it. ... (4 replies)
... law in Lake Elsinore, Dad to drive about 45 min for me so I could take a nap, I had taken off friday and still was sleepy slept most of the day sat sleeping or watching TV...he seems so helpless some of the time...sunday was about the same... ... (34 replies)
Greed in Family
Jan 29, 2006
... i can certainly understand where you are coming from. i have 4 siblings. when my dad was sick and dying....i was the only one to help. everyone said "we have our own lives to live"........i have 2 school age kids, and a husband, and had to quit my job to help my dad........ ... (10 replies)
... I've been in this board section the past few days and what a comfort it has been. Just knowing what to expect and to know mom isn't in any pain is a big relief. ... (15 replies)
... e still has her wits about her, and can get around ok...I feel quilty complaining to others, cause she could be alot worse. But I miss my independence and having the house all to myself..I miss getting up early to do my cleaning and playing loud music when ever I wanted. She makes me feel like I am 13 again... ... (10 replies)
New here
Feb 29, 2008
... Hey Judith....I can certainly understand your feelings at this time. I have been caring for my mom for almost the past 10 years as her primary caregiver. ... (4 replies)
Greed in Family
Nov 25, 2005
... and family r like. Her aunt treats her like crap and i really mean it. She normally slag her off and everythin. I went round once and we just came back to go to the loo and her aunt started on me and her for no reason at all. ... (10 replies)

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