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Considering Nursing Home Placement For My Father, What Should I Look For?

Considering Nursing Home Placement?...      I have been caring for my 90 year old father 24/7 for several years. He has dementia and has...

Compression Stockings for Venous Insufficiency or Support Hose?

Compression Stockings for Venous Insufficiency or Support Hose? I have a question. My Cardiologist ordered compression stockings. They are for 'venous insufficiency'. What would...
Dementia and overeating

Dementia and Overeating – My Mom is Eating Us Out Of House and Home

Dementia and overeating... Has anyone ever dealt with your family member with dementia wanting to eat more than usual? My mother had her usual breakfast, then...

Caregivers are Silent Warriors, Where Do You Get Your Strength When You Feel At...

I feel like a silent warrior, advocating for my aging parents, fighting for services and support that they need, and spending hours on the...

My Father is Receiving Dementia End of Life Care. How Long Will This Take?

My father is receiving dementia end of life care. I know everyone is different, but, this is for anyone that has experienced the end of...

I Was My Mothers Full Time Caregiver for 3 Years. Now My Brother Says...

Well here goes....first I'll start with my mom passed on this past Monday at 6:25pm. I have been her live in, full time caregiver for...

Can I Sue My Sister for Misuse of Power of Attorney? She Stole $500K...

  Can I sue my sister for misuse of power of attorney? She stole $500K of my parents money, had may father sign the family...

I Am Dealing With Controlling Relatives That Have Not Been There to Help, Now...

I am dealing with controlling relatives that have not been there to help provide any type of assistance in the past 10 years, now...

Self Care? Really? How Does A Caregiver Find Time For Self Care? It Is...

Self care? What does that mean? As a caregiver, I am told over and over again, how important it is to take care of...

Has Anyone Regretted Moving Elderly Parents Into Your Home?

I feel so guilty. Has anyone else and second thoughts about moving elderly parents into your home?   I made the decision to move...