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Looking for ideas on how to keep a fidgety senior from getting into trouble. My 100 y/o stepdad 12 RamblingRose May 11 Thursday 3 443
I never wanted to come here.......I need it now. Husband is losing his mind....short term memory 23 a kennedy Jun 23 Jun 24 16 688
This message was self-deleted by its author 14 CountAllVotes May 15 May 15 4 901
This message was self-deleted by its author [View all] 129 CountAllVotes May 13 May 14 298 5804
Can anyone tell me how much help they receive from hospice at their home? 12 Ilsa Apr 7 May 13 4 951
Update: My 100 y/o stepdad fell & broke his hip yesterday. He's having surgery this morning at 8:30a 10 RamblingRose May 12 May 13 8 536
Woudn't follow instructions 22 CountAllVotes May 5 May 10 23 650
This message was self-deleted by its author 9 left-of-center2012 Apr 11 Apr 11 3 442
Is there a phone volunteer service... 7 OneGrassRoot Mar 2022 Apr 6 4 510
Anyone have experience with transitioning aging parents from senior apartments to a home? Emotional 6 GPV Mar 2022 Mar 2022 9 875
Just curious about everyone's story. How many are 28 Habibi Jun 2014 Mar 2022 3 7354
Mom passed early this morning. [View all] 59 MissMillie Jul 2020 Feb 2022 64 3954
I MISS MY MOTHER!!!!!!!! 22 MissMillie Jan 2020 Feb 2022 25 2795
This message was self-deleted by its author 26 CountAllVotes Feb 2022 Feb 2022 11 1118
What to look for when 'shopping' for an independent/assisted living facility 9 RamblingRose Jan 2022 Feb 2022 2 952
You never know when it will be the last time you say you love them. 28 sheshe2 Jan 2022 Jan 2022 70 1888
Basic phone for hearing impaired ? 7 left-of-center2012 Aug 2021 Jan 2022 0 949
Fuck me, man! I don't wish this shit on anyone. 44 Glamrock May 2021 Dec 2021 67 9055
Elder care, such as it is 12 NQAS Nov 2021 Dec 2021 6 897
My parent is having a hard time opening OTC childproof medication bottles 11 RamblingRose Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 1698
This message was self-deleted by its author 12 CountAllVotes Jul 2021 Aug 2021 16 2672
This message was self-deleted by its author 5 bucolic_frolic Jul 2021 Jul 2021 2 1291
Travel insurance for elders coming to the US from overseas 2 MerryHolidays May 2021 May 2021 1 3753
I had a post today that was posted just to blow off some steam... 7 Glamrock May 2021 May 2021 32 6181
This message was self-deleted by its author 3 RamblingRose Apr 2021 Apr 2021 0 590
My father passed away a couple of hours ago. 45 Dial H For Hero Mar 2021 Mar 2021 77 4721
Is there anything in the Covid relief bill that will provide financial assistance... 0 NurseJackie Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 5280
My stuff ain't all that 9 Bmoboy Feb 2021 Feb 2021 9 2081
FUUUUUUCKK! 26 Glamrock Jan 2021 Jan 2021 18 1697
Thanks for all the kind and uplifting responses DU! 1 Glamrock Jan 2021 Jan 2021 5 2525
The daily episode of something else that has slipped away. 10 Ilsa Aug 2020 Jan 2021 3 3351
Doing initial research for In-Home vs Memory Care in a facility... god this is rough. 19 FirstLight Dec 2020 Jan 2021 13 2766
Kind Ways to Respond When a Person With Dementia Forgets Someone Has Died 5 NurseJackie Mar 2020 Oct 2020 6 2097
Do old people tend to sleep a lot? 31 CountAllVotes Aug 2020 Aug 2020 2 1863
Using the Zoom App for face-time w/ Mom 3 MissMillie Apr 2020 Aug 2020 10 1584
I got to see Mom today 12 MissMillie Jul 2020 Jul 2020 12 1601
Scary news this morning--UPDATE (not good) 21 MissMillie Apr 2020 Jul 2020 57 4197
"How long do I have to last?" asks Mom 7 MissMillie Jul 2020 Jul 2020 27 1805
I'm going to get to see my mom Monday 5 MissMillie Jun 2020 Jun 2020 14 1327
Hello everyone 1 bluecollar2 Apr 2020 Apr 2020 1 1148
HALLWAY BINGO! (I love this idea so much!) 2 NurseJackie Apr 2020 Apr 2020 10 1495
I can't help but wonder about Mom's care 1 MissMillie Mar 2020 Mar 2020 3 1166
Taking care of Dad AND trying to keep him safe 3 MissMillie Mar 2020 Mar 2020 2 1326
My book on Aging in Place is available on Amazon! 0 Trueblue Texan Mar 2020 Mar 2020 7 1290
What happens when people who are bipolar develop dementia? 3 Ilsa Mar 2020 Mar 2020 1 1186
My mom's care facility has suspended visits 8 MissMillie Mar 2020 Mar 2020 12 1372
Bad news in the family has turned my MIL into an ugly person. 9 Ilsa Mar 2020 Mar 2020 3 1573
Anyone thinking through a plan for preparing our elder folks for COVID-19? 6 JudyM Mar 2020 Mar 2020 1 1360
My live-in-the-basement MIL has mild dementia, 31 Ilsa Jan 2020 Feb 2020 9 3238
Should a loved-one who has dementia be corrected when they are wrong about something? 21 NurseJackie Nov 2019 Feb 2020 11 2296
trying to help/deal with, my almost 99 YO father... 36 Alameda Mar 2017 Jan 2020 0 6423
Aging in place symposium: planning, spacial justice in aging societies 3 mahina Oct 2019 Jan 2020 2 1352
My mother has Alzheimer's and I just got her one of those robotic cats. [View all] 81 femmedem Dec 2019 Jan 2020 176 9132
Assisted Care, Hospice, and the financial soaking of the elderly 11 SHRED Aug 2015 Jan 2020 6 4230
I had a wonderful visit w/ my Mom this past week 7 MissMillie Nov 2019 Jan 2020 20 1430
Losing a parent before you lose the parent 10 MissMillie Feb 2019 Dec 2019 11 2709
Elder mother-in-law refuses to move to assisted living 14 groundloop Oct 2019 Oct 2019 9 2409
Is there an easy way to get rid of urine odors? 18 NurseJackie Oct 2019 Oct 2019 0 1828
executor of will question... 14 samnsara Sep 2019 Sep 2019 0 2102
My sister gave me a heartbreaking report about Mom today 8 MissMillie Aug 2019 Sep 2019 15 1970
We admitted Mom to a long-term care facility Friday 14 MissMillie Jun 2019 Sep 2019 24 2906
Yesterday was my parents' wedding anniversary 4 MissMillie Sep 2019 Sep 2019 6 1351
my dad just passed. at 9:40 am today :( My two sisters are trying to challange my executorship.. 42 samnsara Apr 2019 Aug 2019 23 3612
Mom was taken to the hospital yesterday 5 MissMillie Jun 2019 Jun 2019 17 2134
Sadly, my live-in mother-in-law's dementia is getting worse. 11 Ilsa Jun 2019 Jun 2019 3 2659
Power of attorney question 12 narnian60 Apr 2018 Jun 2019 1 3819
What VA benefits can I get for my father? 18 samnsara Feb 2017 Jun 2019 3 3735
Mom fell and broke her ankle yesterday 4 MissMillie Jun 2019 Jun 2019 4 1691
Best news ever: Dad's biopsy came back negative 7 MissMillie Jun 2019 Jun 2019 12 1674
How to find in-home help for dad? 5 Blue_playwright May 2019 May 2019 0 1964
Dad has opted to get the biopsy 0 MissMillie May 2019 May 2019 2 1451
Dad saw the gastroenterologist this week 9 MissMillie May 2019 May 2019 8 2247
Update on Dad 4 MissMillie Apr 2019 May 2019 4 1617
Dad's gall bladder surgery may have revealed something even more serious 9 MissMillie Apr 2019 Apr 2019 7 2162
Sometimes you just gotta vent 4 CDerekGo Apr 2019 Apr 2019 8 2363
Do I risk pissing him off and clean, or do I turn my back and shrug? 7 phylny Sep 2014 Feb 2019 0 3411
Home medical alert systems? 2 left-of-center2012 Jan 2019 Jan 2019 0 1714
I feel resentment toward my sister 6 Aerows Oct 2014 Dec 2018 5 4213
has anyone applied for, or got Hardship Mail Delivery? 5 samnsara Mar 2017 Dec 2018 1 7971
Please DONT fund me. 4 notdarkyet Sep 2018 Sep 2018 5 3269
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