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I am caring for my husband at home with the help of daytime, hired caregivers, and my dad who I moved to a memory care facility.  It takes a huge toll on me emotionally to see what is happening to my husband and my dad, but it also has become difficu...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:41 PM
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If you have hired an independent caregiver, then its up to you what they are expected to do.  If you hired a caregiver through an agency, then you can still expect them to do specific things, but there needs to be a care plan put in place with the ag...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:10 PM
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This is a very common issue with people with dementia.  My dad won't shower either or change clothes, unless a caregiver can convince him to.  Which usually takes telling him that his doctor said he has to.
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:02 PM
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 I can certainly relate to you in dealing with your mom.  I'm not a crisis counselor or any type of counselor, but I deal with my dad who is so narcissistic!!  He has dementia and I had him in my home with my husband (who also has dementia and has ph...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 12:41 PM
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I am caring for my husband at home with the help of daytime, hired caregivers, and my dad who I moved to a memory care facility.  It takes a huge toll on me emotionally to see what is happening to my husband and my dad, but it also has become difficu...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:41 PM
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If you have hired an independent caregiver, then its up to you what they are expected to do.  If you hired a caregiver through an agency, then you can still expect them to do specific things, but there needs to be a care plan put in place with the ag...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:10 PM
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This is a very common issue with people with dementia.  My dad won't shower either or change clothes, unless a caregiver can convince him to.  Which usually takes telling him that his doctor said he has to.
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:02 PM
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 I can certainly relate to you in dealing with your mom.  I'm not a crisis counselor or any type of counselor, but I deal with my dad who is so narcissistic!!  He has dementia and I had him in my home with my husband (who also has dementia and has ph...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 12:41 PM
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I am caring for my husband at home with the help of daytime, hired caregivers, and my dad who I moved to a memory care facility.  It takes a huge toll on me emotionally to see what is happening to my husband and my dad, but it also has become difficu...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:41 PM
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1236
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If you have hired an independent caregiver, then its up to you what they are expected to do.  If you hired a caregiver through an agency, then you can still expect them to do specific things, but there needs to be a care plan put in place with the ag...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:10 PM
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This is a very common issue with people with dementia.  My dad won't shower either or change clothes, unless a caregiver can convince him to.  Which usually takes telling him that his doctor said he has to.
sh16833104 09-29-2023 01:02 PM
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 I can certainly relate to you in dealing with your mom.  I'm not a crisis counselor or any type of counselor, but I deal with my dad who is so narcissistic!!  He has dementia and I had him in my home with my husband (who also has dementia and has ph...
sh16833104 09-29-2023 12:41 PM
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