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This group would support caregivers who have had to leave their spouse, home & state to care for a person in another state.
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My parents live 500 miles away and I am there power of attorney for health care. My only other sibling is my brother who lives in the same city as they do but he has to work a 40 hour work week. I am on disability for Lupus. It is so hard to get phone calls almost every day form the nurses telling me about my parents. Each time the phone rings I get so scared. Last week my Mom had to go... more
I can't be the only one in this situation. I've had to leave "my life" i.e. husband, home (WI), job, friends, pets etc to care for my senior parents in FL. This has caused a tremendous stress on my relationship with my husband and my finances. I would like to open a conversation with others who are in a similar situation or have experienced this. I hope this conversation helps any caregiver out there.