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  • Carenote from Hallie

    My 85-year-old mother had to move in with my husband and me after being in a bad car accident. Her mobility is quite limited and she must use a walker, but does her own daily personal care. I prepare her meals and do her laundry. more

    May 17, 2018

  • Carenote from Cheryl

    My father is 90 with Alzheimer's disease. I know a lot of you are dealing with this.  The problem I’m having right now is that every night around one a.m., my father thinks he is on a boat and wants to pack all his clothes and evacuate. more

    May 14, 2018

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  • Carenote from Wilson

    I have a situation that may be unique. My general care physician suddenly quit and signed one of the letters required for my use of the Power of Attorney saying my wife was not competent to make decisions for herself. more

    May 7, 2018

  • Carenote from Dottie

    A sister moved in with an older sister to be a caretaker. The care recipient has been admitted into a Nursing Home. Fund are depleting. Can the sister remain in the home or does it need to be sold? more

    Apr 30, 2018

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  • Carenote from Angie

    Why are all the support group meetings held during the day?  People have to work and take care of loved ones. more

    Apr 24, 2018

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  • Carenote from Marcia

    My husband is being challenged with several health problems and I find myself feeling so very responsible for his continued health care and need a doctor who specializes in caring for the aging. more

    Apr 16, 2018

  • Carenote from Barbara

    I share a live-in shift with two other caregivers and we take care of an 87-year-old woman who lives in her home and has Alzheimer's. She has a very high level of anxiety and does not like to be left alone for a minute. more

    Apr 9, 2018

  • Carenote from Michelle

    My father is 77 and I have him living with me at home. He is aging faster everyday.  I have books under his bed propped up because he can't lay flat because he can't breathe. more

    Mar 30, 2018

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  • Carenote from Sandra

    Can someone give me tips on how to transfer a double amputee from bed to chair and toilet? I am looking for any sort of help please. more

    Mar 26, 2018

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  • Carenote from William

    My mom is 82 and has not doing well since Xmas. She will not go to doctor and she is still driving. more

    Mar 9, 2018

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  • Carenote from Rose

    My mother is at home with me.  She is 87 and has diabetes, cancer, dementia and irregular heart. She was in a nursing home, but was not cared for so I brought her home. I need advice on how to encourage her to eat. more

    Mar 5, 2018

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  • Carenote from Karen

    My mother is in denial that I need help as her caregiver and I am severely burned out. She refuses to get help, allow anyone to help, or believe that I need to get away. What should I do? more

    Feb 26, 2018

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  • Carenote from Kim

    How can I help eliminate frequent nighttime bathroom visits for a 94-year-old woman? more

    Feb 19, 2018

    1

  • Carenote from Vickie

    I need a support group that will help me deal with caring for a parent with stage 4 cancer. more

    Feb 12, 2018

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  • Carenote from Debra

    I need to find out  about home care assistance programs for my mother-in-law. more

    Feb 3, 2018

    1

  • Carenote from Melissa

    Hi to all. I have been caring for my Mom since 2013. She only has one functioning kidney and one that died but, is still there. My gravest concern is that in 2013 she broke her left hip. more

    Jan 26, 2018

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  • Carenote from Jeanne

    My grandmother recently had her leg amputated and came home to my mom's house where she now lives. My Mom has vowed never to put her in a nursing home but I am concerned. more

    Jan 22, 2018

  • Carenote from Debbie

    I believe that my parents, who have different stages of Alzheimer's, should be allowed to  "participate" in anything that involves their care as well as any and all family conferences in their regard. Unfortunately, more

    Jan 12, 2018

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  • Carenote from Kim

    How can I help eliminate frequent night time bathroom visits for a 94-year-old woman? more

    Jan 5, 2018

    1

  • Carenote from A

    My greatest fear is dying before my husband and father. Both are in diapers; one is tube fed and quadriplegic and the other is bedridden also. If I have an accident, who will know it? more

    Dec 28, 2017

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