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Caring for a Spouse

Welcome to this online support group for spousal caregivers! Please introduce yourself - Ask for advice - Share your experiences caring for your husband, wife or partner. Talk about ailments and treatments, caregiving and relationship challenges, daily life, your tips for others. Vent, laugh, and come back to this online support group as often as you need to feel less alone. Some featured conversations to help you get started...

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about 23 hours ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
Allysteve I can understand your worry and stress. My husband has a disease that there is no cure or medication that can help him. H... more
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3 days ago
superstring said...
This reminds me of the years before my husband had a diagnosis of dementia--I thought he was just depressed, recalcitrant, not paying... more
2 days ago
deelyn said...
Maybe I should have our doctor check him for early signs. We live in a Seniors apartment complex and they we're coming around changi... more
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3 days ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
Jaddison you really need to get some help NOW. Call social services in your area and find out what you may qualify for immediately. ... more
3 days ago
I do not know if this will apply to you. I have been hearing where caregivers are getting paid for caring for their love ones. I do not know if the amount would be what you need to survive. Will be praying God will show you what to do. Hugs.
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3 days ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
Aw Unfortunatly the stress will get you every time. We do it to ourselves by not taking time to do things for ourselves. So many ca... more
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4 days ago
M. D. V. said...
I completely understand your resentment. I have it too. I cannot bring myself to put my husband in a facility yet. I hate what this d... more
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about 14 hours ago
Hello Anon. A person can contract an STD by someone their partner was involved with (ala Bill Clinton and Monica) and who was infect... more
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3 days ago
jaddison said...
hugs I wish I could help.
3 days ago
Thank-you, you did, you took the time to care and offer help. Pray for peace and good health for our family please.
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5 days ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
First of all sir please know that the thoughts and support you can get from this social media comes from many of us who share the sam... more
4 days ago
Stumper said...
Hafa Adai An Anonymous Caregiver, I am in a situation like yours but not nearly as severe. The advice of AnnieRoonie13 above is rig... more
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7 days ago
ctupton said...
Good for you for reaching out. I have no magic answers. You have been wonderful to your boyfriend. Many people would not have done al... more
7 days ago
oldtimer3 said...
Time for him to do right! Save your cash, imho, he is using you.
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7 days ago
AnnieRoonie13 said...
Kesha It is always difficult to get assistance from any source. Dont give up. Try and get your husbands Dr. to get you a social wor... more
7 days ago
Aluchau said...
It took us about 7 months to get disability and then another 3 to get Medicaid just to have them cancel it. He needs lots of therapy ... more
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