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Welcome @WendySueGilbert This is truly one of the most stressful experiences for any family. I encourage you to take advantage of the resources here. Also, to reach out to your brother as much as possible. I was the close-by daughter with siblings ac...
margaretf725870 01-02-2018 05:04 PM
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Nancy,This seems like an impossible situation. So many aspects for you to cope with! I don’t know what your financial situation is, but my siblings and I combined resources and used an agency ( Home Instead) to help with my 90+ mother. I know he does...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:31 AM
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Hi Barbara,I am so sorry that you are in pain. I am a Nurse Anesthetist and have been involved in helping patients with those epidural injections. Did they help? The reality is that chronic back pain is a leading cause of disability. I would definite...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:13 AM
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Hi Claudia, This is such a difficult topic because pain is very subjective. I think the idea of exploring anxiety as potentially contributing to her feelings of pain is a good suggestion.I am a Nurse Anesthetist, and my mother lived with us from age ...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:01 AM
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HI JenI am so glad that you have that group of friends!It is exhausting caring for anyone, even when there is love and gratitude. If you and your mom are able to combine resources, I would suggest a 4 hour once a week person to  come in and help your...
margaretf725870 10-08-2017 04:49 PM
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Welcome @WendySueGilbert This is truly one of the most stressful experiences for any family. I encourage you to take advantage of the resources here. Also, to reach out to your brother as much as possible. I was the close-by daughter with siblings ac...
margaretf725870 01-02-2018 05:04 PM
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Nancy,This seems like an impossible situation. So many aspects for you to cope with! I don’t know what your financial situation is, but my siblings and I combined resources and used an agency ( Home Instead) to help with my 90+ mother. I know he does...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:31 AM
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Hi Barbara,I am so sorry that you are in pain. I am a Nurse Anesthetist and have been involved in helping patients with those epidural injections. Did they help? The reality is that chronic back pain is a leading cause of disability. I would definite...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:13 AM
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Hi Claudia, This is such a difficult topic because pain is very subjective. I think the idea of exploring anxiety as potentially contributing to her feelings of pain is a good suggestion.I am a Nurse Anesthetist, and my mother lived with us from age ...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:01 AM
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HI JenI am so glad that you have that group of friends!It is exhausting caring for anyone, even when there is love and gratitude. If you and your mom are able to combine resources, I would suggest a 4 hour once a week person to  come in and help your...
margaretf725870 10-08-2017 04:49 PM
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Welcome @WendySueGilbert This is truly one of the most stressful experiences for any family. I encourage you to take advantage of the resources here. Also, to reach out to your brother as much as possible. I was the close-by daughter with siblings ac...
margaretf725870 01-02-2018 05:04 PM
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Nancy,This seems like an impossible situation. So many aspects for you to cope with! I don’t know what your financial situation is, but my siblings and I combined resources and used an agency ( Home Instead) to help with my 90+ mother. I know he does...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:31 AM
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Hi Barbara,I am so sorry that you are in pain. I am a Nurse Anesthetist and have been involved in helping patients with those epidural injections. Did they help? The reality is that chronic back pain is a leading cause of disability. I would definite...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:13 AM
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Hi Claudia, This is such a difficult topic because pain is very subjective. I think the idea of exploring anxiety as potentially contributing to her feelings of pain is a good suggestion.I am a Nurse Anesthetist, and my mother lived with us from age ...
margaretf725870 10-26-2017 06:01 AM
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HI JenI am so glad that you have that group of friends!It is exhausting caring for anyone, even when there is love and gratitude. If you and your mom are able to combine resources, I would suggest a 4 hour once a week person to  come in and help your...
margaretf725870 10-08-2017 04:49 PM
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