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I know exactly how you feel! 60, never had a ticket, took care of others and I had to give up my license. Can't be independent. It's bad enough trying to hang on to my dignity and try to live and not… read more
My client takes this but lately she be asking me to take her home when she is home especially at night she gets up and paces the hallway and wakes me up to ask to go home i take her back to her room and tell her to look around the room and show her pictures till she goes back to sleep but I'm losing alot of sleep and my nerves are shot what to do have doctor appointment with her in a couple days
If you check online there are support groups for non family/paid Alz caregivers with lots of info and support... you say she's your client but also that you have POA so Admin can look at your… read more
My husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in March 2016 at age 51. My heart is still breaking. I am 43, I work full-time and we have three children (18, 20, 22). I am scared to death of what the future holds :(
I think that all the time. What will my life be? My husband was diagnosed in 2015. But had symptoms at least five years prior. Because he was so young it never dawned on me it could be dementia. He… read more
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My husband was diagnosed in 2012, & now needs me for everything. He sometimes gets angry if I leave the room. I don't feel like a person anymore. I don't get to be just me anymore. I don't get to do the things some of the things I used to enjoy. Sometimes I feel resentful, & angry at this disease. Sometimes I am angry at his children for not helping out even though I know in my heart they are busy with… read more
I know exactly how your feeling vim alone in this too. My moms caregiver. Only caregiver. I have a sister she comes every 2 weeks for maybe 2 hours and a brother who has no patience so I don't like… read more
A dear friend of mine told me I am not the first nor the last to go through this disease and I would survive. While that is true, it is not helping get thru the grief. I am basically by myself and just terribly sad.
You don't have to be alone. There are groups where you can meet people that are going through the same thing. It is hard to watch you family member deteriorate before your eyes. I watched a dear older… read more
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