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My 85 year old mom is calling me constantly, day and night, to tell …

Details: My mother is 85 and has had mental health issues as long as I can remember. They were in control pretty much until 7 years ago when she had a stroke. The stroke was not majorly debilitating but my mom took the opportunity to become "helpless" and she wanted to be waited on and taken care of.

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Is fighting for SNF placement wrong in this scenario or do I just …

Details: I live in Nevada and originally had my mom living with me in my home during the pandemic. She had a stroke 10 years ago, is unable to walk, unable to transfer herself, is incontinent, and has diabetes that requires insulin.

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Does “Aging Care Administraton” FREELY EDIT QUESTIONS

Details: Does “Aging Care Administraton” FREELY EDIT QUESTIONS? I have been on “Agingcare.com” for several years. I found, the multitude of other families experiences greatly helped many questions Doctor visits, neurology specialists, ER visits, hospitalizations never could truly give clear cut answers to. Recently for the first time in 2-3

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Anyone have tips on managing communication with my 85-year …

Details: Mental health issues are always complicated, there is little support, and even when there is good support and the right "drug cocktail" is found, it seldom works for long. I know that sounds hopeless, but you have been here a while and know, and you will need to accept that you have to protect yourself.

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What have others' experiences with developing or reviewing a …

Details: Initially one of the administrators or health director (or whatever) made an appointment to go to my mother's home to "assess" her. That appointment was cancelled however, and the person said she would just assess my mother after she moved in. I've never seen this assessment or any kind of care plan. When I've asked if we can meet regarding her

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Has anyone here ever taken a course for family caregivers

Details: F. funkygrandma59 May 24, 2022. My city offers occasionally a 6 week course for caregivers and it's sponsored by our Senior Services. So you may want to check with them. I would also recommend that you look into finding a local caregiver support group.

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Mom put in Hospice after visit to ER, is this the right decision

Details: So when I went to visit her the Dr asked me to sit and talk with him, he started asking questions about her health and her quality of life etc. He told me he thought she should be in Hospice care and again I was reluctant due to the fact that she's not on deaths door but I learned it's not only for those near death. Anyway, I agreed.

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Should I feel guilty for telling Dad I’m not going to visit him …

Details: He is 82 years old, lives independently, and has had home health care and physical therapy periodically, but when that runs out he does not continue with the home exercise plan, so he atrophies and his mobility suffers. He has diabetes but continued for years to eat whatever he wanted. He stopped caring about bathing.

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How long can someone live with bed sores

Details: 6 Answers. T. TChamp May 25, 2022. Bed sores are caused by the continuous pressure in the body in people who are bedridden. If untreated, the can become life-treatening, because they can become infected and cause sepsis. Nevertheless people with bedsores can live for months and even years.

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Is depression normal the first week of transition to AL

Details: T. TChamp May 25, 2022. There is a recognized emotional condition named Adjustment disorder with depressed mood. This is what your mother might be going through. Usually is temporary and will require no treatment. If the depressed mood become more intense and prolonged, then she might need antidepressants.

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I am the representative payee and guardian, The nursing home …

Details: My mother in law seems decently happy in her home. Recently, there were some billing problems between us and the business office. We noticed her automatic payments hadn't been made and continually reached out to have these fixed (September of 2021).

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Is it common to stare into the air when they are on their last days

Details: She is probably only half conscious and not looking at anything. You have to accept reality no matter how cruel and unjust it appears. This frank attitude will help you overcome the bereavement that will follow her departure. Fantasies and denial will only make your suffering last longer. Helpful Answer ( 3)

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As her caregiver, how do I work through my resentment & anger …

Details: Determine what your mother's financial resources are. Do not accept "that's none of your business". If you are being asked to provide unpaid support, you need to know what the possibilities are. Stand firm on this. 2. Determine what her care needs are--call the local Area Agency on Aging and ask fir a "needs assessment".

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Are you taking care of someone living with dementia

Details: Hello care partners friends at Aging Care, When my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, I was frankly astonished to realize there was a television channel for dogs and nothing specifically designed for her.

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Mom is suddenly angry and aggressive. Do Dementia symptoms …

Details: This incident seems to be the result of her advanced dementia. This is not UTI in which the bacteria and toxins cause an acute delirium. If she didn't have dementia, yes the first though would be delirium, In a patient with advance dementia, the first thought should be dementia, unless proven otherwise.

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Looking for suggestions on removing myself from an abusive …

Details: He lost his marriage & employment in the process. The night a knife was drawn on him as a 'strange man in the house' he learnt it was not a job for a lone caregiver. With a broken heart he called the Police & his Dad was taken into care, first the triage of mental health services, then LTC in specialised dementia care.

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How I get Kaiser to provide the care they are supposed to provide

Details: If you prefer, you may file a grievance online at kaiserpermanente.org, in person at your local Member Service office, or by phone by calling 1-800-464-4000. Wishing you the best of luck getting your sister the care she needs. This field is required. PS: I forgot to mention our Kaiser plan is an HMO.

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Abusive elderly mother

Details: Abusive elderly mother. Follow. Share. A A. Hi. I've been taking care of my mom since 2016 when her health declined. She isn't particularly in tune with this reality, she is in denial about it. She is incredibly temperamental and emotionally and verbally (sometimes physically) abusive. I'm looking for a 3rd job to get myself away from here.

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I need to know if anyone knows about blood clots

Details: The elderly woman had a horrible nose bled and was coughing up blood clots like you describe. She was carrying a clear plastic container full of them so the doctor could see. She had blood from under her nose to waist. Both women were in full panic mode and the elder woman was as white as a sheet. They got in first.

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What happens to my spouse with dementia if I get Covid and have …

Details: No need to wait for COVID. Having your information in their system might help in time of emergency. Each county has an Area Agency on Aging. Look for their website. You could also ask your husbands doctor if he would qualify for home health. This would give you help with your husband now. 05/22/2022 15:45:36.

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What happens to our lease agreement when my mother, whom I …

Details: Mum was of healthy mind when she moved in with me. It was meant to be temporary until my brother suddenly passed and she stayed due to grief. …

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I'm MIL's representative payee and guardian. The nursing home …

Details: My mother in law seems decently happy in her home. Recently, there were some billing problems between us and the business office. We noticed her automatic payments hadn't been made and continually reached out to have these fixed (September of 2021).

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My grandmother makes me crazy and drives me nuts.

Details: I’m visiting my first grandmother we are having fun we went chocolate factory and zoo and baking oatmeal cookies saw my mother we went shopping and grandmother talking against tell everybody business front tell me what Do I’m not I’m comfortable I’m tired she’s hurt my feelings judge me front phone that’s why she’s is drives me

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Looking for ways to prevent my mother's nasty, agitated behavior …

Details: My mother (although I refer to her as my brother's mother) will be 90 next month. She had a major stroke in 2009 emergency craniotomy. The surgeon said she should have died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital and chances of surviving brain surgery weren't good.

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Aunt is in a nursing home, facing foreclosure, and refuses to sell …

Details: She is 89 years old and in poor health, there is no possible way she could live on her own again. The condition of the house is uninhabitable by any human being. An investor approached her and offered to pay off her mortgage and give her a good amount of cash. She's refusing to move forward and is insistent that she will pay off the bank and

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If a parent has no health insurance, will a hospital take them

Details: Health Insurance Hospital Paying for Care. Post Answer. X. This field is required. Post Answer. Find Care & Housing. GO. 3 Answers. Most Helpful Newest First Oldest First . G. Geaton777 May 24, 2022. Is your LO not on Medicare? Part A is hospital insurance. Part B is medical insurance.

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How do I change my screen name

Details: How do I change my screen name? I don’t want anyone recognizing my info. Assisted Living. Post Answer. X This field is required. Post Answer. Find Care & Housing. In-Home Care Assisted Living Independent Living Memory Care Nursing Homes Adult Day Care Hospice. In-Home Care.

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If anyone has been in an abusive relationship with their elderly …

Details: I've been taking care of my mom since 2016 when her health declined. She isn't particularly in tune with this reality, she is in denial about it. She is incredibly temperamental and emotionally and verbally (sometimes physically) abusive. I'm looking for a 3rd job to get myself away from here. I've had a nervous breakdown last year due to her

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At risk of sounding selfish, am I wrong for having an issue with my …

Details: Unless this CG is putting caviar, lobster & filet mignon on the shopping list to eat herself, I don't see it being a huge deal, personally. Would you tell her to bring her own food in a lunchbox with her every day to your mom's home, yet expect her to …

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What is my responsibilty as a Health Care proxy

Details: Along with my friend’s youngest sister, I am health care proxy. My friend has advancing dementia. She is 78. She and her 2 sisters live on property inherited from their mom. The property (a 3 family house and a single, separate house) are held in a real estate trust and the 3 sisters are joint beneficiaries of the trust.

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Interested in other's experience with developing or reviewing a

Details: A A. I'm interested in other's experience with developing or reviewing a resident care plan. I'm going to go back and look through all the paperwork from my mother's admission to her assisted living facility but I do not really feel that she was assessed and I did not receive any detailed care plan for her. Initially one of the administrators

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Mom is out of money and living with me again

Details: My husband and I took her in to live with us for about 1 year and a half but it took a toll on my mental and physical health, our marriage, and relationship with my children. Luckily she had enough money at the time to move into a very nice assisted living with a hired private caregiver. She lived there for almost 3 years.

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What is my responsibility as a health care proxy for my friend with

Details: Along with my friend’s youngest sister, I am health care proxy. My friend has advancing dementia. She is 78. She and her 2 sisters live on property inherited from their mom. The property (a 3 family house and a single, separate house) is held in a real estate trust and the 3 sisters are joint beneficiaries of the trust.

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How does my mother apply for my father's pension

Details: 1 Answer. You will have to read the documents that pertain to the pension and call the company. They will tell you how to do it. These things differ. I am not certain what you mean by "how do we go about getting help for me being her caregiver".

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How do I prepare to request Medicaid financial assistance

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