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Alzheimer's/Dementia

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“How do I know when it is time to move mom into the assisted side, she is on the independent side at a Senior Living Center. She fell in the shower and broke a rib, has UTI and ...” Visit this group

Alzheimer's & Dementia Care

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“Does the Veterans Administration have benefits that pay for in-home care?” Visit this group

Caring for a Spouse

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“A BAD day! The worst in months! My husband called twice begging to come home. It is not going to happen and I am the one who has to be the bearer of bad news! I went o ...” Visit this group

Caring for a Parent

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“I am in need of some guidance and help.. My boys friend and I have decided to move in together. We have 5 kids together. Our relationship is good, our kids get along, I have t ...” Visit this group

Caregiving at Home

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“Presently I am "caring" for my mother who has recently been diagnosed with LBD. My frustration is: Mom can do mostly for herself EXCEPT when she has mental moments,dizziness, ...” Visit this group

Assisted Living

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“Hi All, My name is Kevin. My 78-yo, Vietnamese mom has recently been very sick in her apartment in Orange County (South Los Angeles), CA. She had lived by herself in her ap ...” Visit this group

Parkinson's Support Group

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“Hope? Studies over the last ten years show that SSRI antidepressants could work for Multiple System Atrophy the same way dopamine works for Parkinson's. Gary is starting on ...” Visit this group

COPD Support Group

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“My name is Jennifer I have been taking care of my father for 5 years now. He has COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, emphysema,lung cancer twice with lymph node involvement also gets wi ...” Visit this group

Multiple Sclerosis

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“Working at my desk . . . took a break checked on her . . . . watched her sleeping for a while . . . and it hit me how sick she really is. And how brave she is.” Visit this group

Cancer Support Group

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“My husband fell at work and hurt his neck after three weeks of physical therapy the doctor sent him for a mri, they found something in his neck and referred us to a neosurgeon ...” Visit this group

Diabetes Support Group

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“My husband has diabetes type 2. he has had it for several years. way before I me him. He has stopped smoking and drinking, which I am thankful. My problem is now he is on this ...” Visit this group

Heart & Stroke Support Group

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“My dad had a stroke on wednesday night. He currently can not speak although he tries to. I'm just so confused because some of the drs say he doesn't understand things. And ...” Visit this group

Senior Health

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“dad has similar issues vision loss, memory, stroke, wandering and does not drive or care for himself at all. It is so hard on my family that we are at the point of giving up. ...” Visit this group

Combatting Loneliness When Living Alone

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“Many don't understand if they have never been a caregiver, and family members are so easily judgmental when they truly have no clue and not involved. Mama has declined so ra ...” Visit this group

Being a Caregiver

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“My husband had a major brain bleed 18 months ago. He is paralyzed on his right side. I am his only care giver. I'm 67 and worn out. He has given up and says he's waiting t ...” Visit this group

End of Life Support Group

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“Yesterday my grandmother had four seizures. They recommended hospice. But the Doctor gave her additional medication and she is fine today. Why does she need hospice?” Visit this group

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