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the woman I have called Mom for 30 Years has been diagnosed with cancer i'm still on light Duty for my work injury and I'm worried about losing my job due to the Fact off having to call in so much ,Please put Mom in your Prayers and me also
My husband has stage 4 prostate cancer and one mets. We have not had sex in over 6 years and he never brings it up. Is he having and affair or should I consider having one?
I need help and feel like my marriage is falling apart. I have 2 daughters one is 3 and we just had another baby 2 months ago. I am the only provider in my family and my wife says she doesn't want to put our kids through day care. I get it she wants to raise our 2 daughters. She is a great mom and teaches and educates them very well. In the mean time my wife said raising our da... more
my aunt (86) seemed to be getting forgetful for a couple of years, but was still living on her own. 3 months ago she developed pneumonia, and a couple of other infections and was hospitalized for a couple of weeks then was sent to rehab for 3 weeks. At the end of all this she seemed to be getting better and against the advise of the therapists at the rehab I asked that she be... more
Dad wears the "pull-up" type Depends underwear because of his incontinence. He is ambulatory and able to go to the toilet by himself in public restrooms, but sometimes after he uses the bathroom, he is not aware that his private parts are not tucked back into the underwear. So, when he has an accident, he will wet his outer clothing. Does anyone have a simple suggestion for Mom... more
What would you want, or not want, as your life comes to an end. I want to prepare an Advance Directive to help my children make decisions about my end-of-life care. I'm having trouble answering my own questions about what I want, or don't want. My main concern is to make my death as easy for my adult children as possible. I have a will, a grave site and what to do with my b... more
Just Realized I Need to Go to the Doctor with My Mom I'm just seeking a bit of support. Yesterday my 92 year old Mom and I went to the hospital after her doctor's office called and said told her to go there that afternoon and bring someone with her. She said she needed a blood test. What they actually told her was that she needed to go to the emergency room to be tested for a ... more
My daughter is battling Stage 4 Met Breast Cancer at age 25. My daughter was dxed on April 22nd this year with met breast cancer, spread to bone (compression fractures c6 and t6-t11. liver and spleen. Lungs questionable, they thought they saw a few spots. On June 27th after she opted out of chemo, very sick, 3 infections, and she decided quality is better than than so call qu... more
Relationship falling apart My mother in law has lived with us for the last 4 years. Her health has is not great but except for being obese, she still can live a very active lifestyle if she chose to. She came to live with us 4 years ago because her health and finanical situations were both in crisis. We had hoped that supporting her the way that my husband and I have done w... more
When caregiving ended, I realized that I had been isolated so long that I had no life to go back to. After nearly five years of caring for my MIL who has Alzheimer, I realize that I am out of touch with the world. I had thought that when care giving ended, all I needed was a good rest and that everything else would come naturally. As your loved ones' Alzheimer progresses, y... more