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My Mom is 93 years, has macular degeneration old and lives in Southern California with my sister who cares for her. She recently developed pneumonia and was hospitalized. Read more

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My brother is a diabetic. He was in the hospital for a vascular transplant. The surgery was successful. Read more

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My mother does not want to leave her apartment anymore.  Is there something I can do to help her or convince her to go out with us? She is 91. Read more

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My mother does not want to leave her apartment anymore.  Is there something I can do to help her or convince her to go out with us? She is 91. Read more

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When Hospice is called in, does the previous doctor have any standing? The Hospice doctor ordered pain medication. The medication sat in the main office for many days before my wife got a dose. Read more

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I can't be everywhere at once. My sister has health concerns my brother lives 4 hours away. Read more

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I am the full time caregiver for my husband who is permanently disabled and also chronically ill. Read more

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The question I have is what do I do when my mother wants me to go to aunt Nelly's and pick up her mother so she doesn't fall in the ditch?  My Mom is 83 and her mother and aunt Nelly have passed over 50 years ago. Read more

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I'd like to see some suggestions for dealing with fecal incontinence. Read more

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I don't know that much about LBD...I stay with my husband 24/7..I see the changes but very scared and confused about his prognosis. Almost nobody's heard of it..in pretty much...lost. Read more

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What rights do a I have as a live-in caregiver for my parent? Do I have a right to privacy from siblings who visit unannounced? Read more

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I'm a caregiver for my mother who's a paranoid schizophrenic and my brother who's autistic. There's not really many resources for me in the suburbs of Philadelphia at least face-to-face resources or meetings or support groups. Read more

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I believe my parents - who have different stages of Alzheimer's; should be allowed to  "participate" in anything that involves their care (ie: who, what, where, when, etc.); as well as any & all family conferences in their regard. Read more

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I am the caregiver of my 86 year old mother who lives with me. I get some part time help from the V.A. and Elder Services in my area to help with bathing her, changing bed sheets and cleaning her bathroom. Read more

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We have a dear friend who had cobalt treatments for cancer of a nodule on his throat 30 years ago.  He has recently had serious swallowing problems and had aspiration pneumonia due to this. Read more

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My sister, a depressive, is in need of cleaning.  She is not caring for herself nutritionally, or personally. Read more

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My mother is caring for my father, who has Parkinson's and Lewy Bodies Disease.  She is getting worn.   We are all giving her as much help as we can. Read more

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Mom has moved in with us. We are having problems dealing with the changes this has made to our lifestyle. Looking for advice. Read more

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My 92-year-old mother is in assisted living, but I still have to do her finances, shopping for odds and ends, make sure the important mail is taken care of and that she is being properly cared for. Read more

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My greatest fear is dying before my husband and father. Read more

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