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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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“In 2014 I noticed that my father started shuffling when he walked. I had read that walking like that was connected to dementia. I dismissed it because just 8 years prior I had ...” Visit this group

Caring for a Spouse

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“So my husband is trying to not smoke. This is great but now he's going to bed when I do which is not good for my sleep. I'm so used to him being up when I'm going to bed. It ...” Visit this group

Caring for a Parent

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“My dad has Parkinson's and when he can't sleep he wakes me. I'm up at 3:00 am and was wondering how many have broken sleep and how can we make up the hours.” Visit this group

Caregiving at Home

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“I am a part time caregiver for my sister and my elderly parents. I live out of town (two hours away) but travel to help 2-3 days a week. I worked full time but recently retir ...” Visit this group

Assisted Living

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“Dec 27th I came home to find my mom unconcious on the floor shaking. I called 911 and they came out and worked on her for 30 minutes before taking her by helicopter to orlando ...” 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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“Husband came home from hospital Sunday. Receiving home health. His COPD is final stage, but not as bad as I think it's going to get before it's over. He's basically bed ridde ...” Visit this group

Multiple Sclerosis

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“I am a caregiver for my wife who has MS. I am, and always have been, a "fixer", but I cant fix this, and I kills me. I looked at myself in the mirror last night and came to th ...” 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 son is 53 and has been diabetic since age 3. He live alone however he is my neighbor living in a house we purchased and rent to him. He has hypoglycemic unawareness and h ...” Visit this group

Heart & Stroke Support Group

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“Hi my 93 yr old nan suffered a severe stroke on Sat, we have been told she is the last stages of life. She is totally nil by mouth (no food or fluids) its her 6th day, she is ...” 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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“I'm 48 years old and taking care of my 70 year old mother who suffered a series of strokes in September of last year. My mother and I have always had a combative mother/daught ...” 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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