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... I am not sure where I would post this but this board seemed appropriate. I live with both of my grandparents. My mother and I both have taken care of them for the past fourteen years. Over that time they have each been to the hospital many times. ... (0 replies)
... I would just step in and say to your mother, it looks like you need a break from the constant care giving that you have been doing for the grandparents and tell your mother that I am here to take your spot until you get rested up. ... (4 replies)
... Sometimes in split families, the husband's kids take care of him and the wife's kids take care of her. That means spliting them up. I do not know how much of a bond your grandmother has with her husband or if she is plain tired of him. ... (8 replies)

... I understand your concern and glad you are thinking about the situation. Parents love their children regardless of what is wrong with them and will take care of then until they simply cannot do it. There is nothing better than his parents love at this time. ... (5 replies)
... My grandpa has a lot of health problems and has been relying on my grandma to do most of the caregiving. ... (8 replies)
... My Grandparents have enabled my Aunt to live with them her whole life. She doesn't cook, clean or even do her own laundry. ... (8 replies)
... Hello to all. I'm new to this forum but, definately not new to caregiving. I have been living with and taking care of my grandparents for over three years now. Thank God for my best friend and roomate who is my sole support. In April of 2003 my grandfather fell and broke his hip. ... (9 replies)
... My situation, taking care of my grandparents, is very similar to yours. ... (5 replies)
Grandpa Dilemma
Jul 12, 2006
... I think this an excellent board to get some advise on so I hope those of you who are care givers can understand, espcially those who are living with and caring for parents and grandparents. ... (3 replies)
... Please find some way to deal with your feelings of guilt, you have done far more than most.If you beleive in God, talk to him, I know that gives me peace of mine. ... (6 replies)
... especially for caregivers. The internet has been my main window to the outside world ever since I started taking care of my grandparents, so that is where I look for my main stress relief. One of my favorites is a site called I'm a big fan of cats. ... (0 replies)
... Just found this board. I have been on the dementia boards for a few years as I took care of my mom. I have also been on the down's syndrome board as I also take care of my 43 year old sister. ... (16 replies)
... Grandma has terrible anxiety, and has gotten herself addicted to Xanax. But at her age, who is going to try to get her off of it? ... (2 replies)
... Discuss this with them. Don't treat them like children. In their minds you will be taking away their independence. They should be a part of the decision making as long as they can. They may be waiting for you to offer to help. ... (8 replies)

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