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I Care For An Elderly Loved One

Caregiving for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, a close non-relative, this forum is not limited to those who care for a parent or parents. 39 People

    I'm back in my mothers home caring

    for her, My home is in another state. I have not lived here in over 20 years. Today I was taking her to an appointment. We were chatting in the car. I asked her, mom - that new building over there, do you know what it is? Her answer was, "that's somewhere where young...
    cheersfromaz cheersfromaz 51-55, F Oct 29, 2014

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    Video Calling To Help Care For Elderly Parents?

    We are conducting some research into how video calling could help care for elderly relatives. We've built a box that turns the TV into a really simple video calling device. We'd like to know if this could help families with older relatives? If so please tell your story below...
    MattSimmonds MattSimmonds 22-25, M Jul 8, 2013

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    The Come Back Grandpa

    So, this is my first post, I was just desperately need to share this story of mine somewhere. and thank god I found EP <3 here it is.. about 11 or 12 years ago my grandpa (from my mom's side) leave his family. he was the only person that could get the family money. Not that...
    RainaHarvard RainaHarvard 16-17, F Jan 12, 2012

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    I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way.

    My grandfather was born in 1918 and up until several weeks ago had been living alone. Over the last several years, though, his home has been broken into; the first time, he was assaulted (and was well into his eighties when it happened). My children are 18, 17, and 17 and...
    afreimann afreimann 41-45, F Jan 2, 2011

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    We have hit a "bump in the road",

    over the period of about six months I have started to care for an elderly parent. Things happened suddenly and now I am sharing the responsibility of full time care with my sibling. We rotate every two weeks. My priorities changed quickly and I am finding this time...
    cheersfromaz cheersfromaz 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    My Sweet Uncle

    I was honored to have cared for my late Uncle 24/7 in his home from March of 2012 until this past December before he went into nursing care (when his medical condition exceeded my ability to care for him by myself). We laid the gentleman to rest on January 8th, 2013, in the plot...
    afreimann afreimann 41-45, F Jan 10, 2013

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    Saving Someone You Love......

    my father is 72 years old with several medical conditions one being mod-severe aortic stenosis. over the past few months his symptoms seem to be getting worse. the problem is he would never survive traditionally surgery. I am hoping to hear other patients stories and experiences...
    ella0528 ella0528 41-45, F Mar 19, 2012

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