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  • Carenote from Lei

    Hello! I have been receiving your newsletter at a different email for a while. Are there any resources or do you have any advice from how to separate out a personality from the disease progression of suspected Alzheimers? more

    Aug 24, 2017

  • Carenote From Beverly in Florida

    My Dad is 83 years old and is still driving his car everywhere. He has quit driving on the highway, at least as far as i can tell. more

    Jul 31, 2017

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  • Carenote from Diane

    I work as a Home Care Caregiver. My job is fulfilling. When I come home from work, the caregiving continues as I also care for both of my parents who are 95 and 94. more

    Oct 27, 2017

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  • Carenote From Cindi

    I take care of my 39 year old son who is dying from liver disease. He is on hospice care at home but they only come out once a week. more

    Jun 19, 2017

    1

  • Carenote from K

    My father was diagnosed with cancer. He spent two months in a hospital and one week in rehab to be able to walk again. I live across town, so he mainly depends on my mother and brother to be his caregivers. more

    Oct 16, 2017

    1

  • Carenote from JD

    I have a 25 year old son who has recently been diagnosed with bipolar and lives in State College PA.  How do I help him find social services available to him? more

    Oct 3, 2017

  • Carenote from Support Group Leader

    I am a co-facilitator of a local Alzheimer's support group.  The trouble I am having is that the caregivers are dealing with various stages of the disease and some have already lost their loved ones. more

    Sep 4, 2017

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  • Carenote From Linda

    My husband is a stroke patient. Thankfully, he can still walk (with a slight limp), understand most everything said to him and is able to take care of his own personal needs. more

    Jun 29, 2017

  • Carenote From Ric in WI

    My wife of 44+ years refuses to eat, drink or urinate. She did have a urinary tract infection and was in the hospital. They released her to me, her husband who is totally disabled to care for her. She refuses to get out of bed and will not take care. more

    May 9, 2017

  • Carenote from Brian

    Two years ago I had a stroke and my wife is my primary caregiver. I am more concerned about her than I am about me, as she has become increasingly depressed and nothing seems to help her out of that depression. more

    Sep 11, 2017

    2

  • Carenote from Martin in Atlanta

    I am a senior who is the primary caretaker for my wife, and I want to learn more about how I can improve my caregiving abilities. What do you suggest? more

    Jul 24, 2017

    2

  • Carenote Bonnie in Texas

    I'm overwhelmed by stress and dread. I'm looking for answers, I have no answers to give. more

    May 9, 2017

    1

  • Carenote From Jack in MI

    I am looking to start a caregiver support group through our church. I need help starting, literature etc. Does anyone have suggestions please. more

    Jun 9, 2017

    1

  • Carenote From Cathy

    My 90-year old parents just moved into an independent living facility in a suburb of Memphis, TN. My mom is largely deaf but uses a cell and an iPad. more

    Jun 23, 2017

    2

  • Carenote from Amanda

    I am having trouble sleeping at nights.  Usually I get so caught up in caring for my ailing Dad, that when it comes time to sleep, I cannot 'wind down'. more

    Aug 7, 2017

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  • Carenote from Vivian

    I am seeking information for overall assistance and care for my father. I am reaching out to find out transportation assistance as well as assistance with caring for him at home. more

    Aug 21, 2017

  • Carenote from Bobby

    It has been very hard to accept that my Girlfriend of 19 years to have cancer. At times I do not support her or even ask her how she is and notices that she is very clingy to me and I don't know why. more

    Oct 6, 2017

    1

  • Carenote from Lynn

    Hello I will be retiring in June 2018 and will be 65 at that time.  My husband is currently on my insurance plan.  We are trying to determine if he should start his medicare during open enrollment more

    Oct 23, 2017

    2

  • Carenote From Esther

    My 85 year old husband can't seem to hang onto hearing aids. One is lost in the back yard leaf/compost pile, more

    Jul 17, 2017

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  • Carenote from T.

    I care for my husband who is in an advanced stage of Alzheimer's.  I love my husband dearly but he no longer knows me nor can we have the wonderful conversations we used to have.  It gets very very lonely. more

    Sep 25, 2017

    1