Users' questions

When did I start taking care of my mother?

When did I start taking care of my mother?

I started out as a care giver for my father in 1997 when he had severe dementia, at that time my mother could not take care of him alone and asked me to quit my job and help take care of him. She promised to give me their home (which I’ve lived in all my life) as a show of gratitude.

What happens if I put my mother in a nursing home?

When I took my mother to her Doctor today he examined her and I told him that I didn’t have the strength to continue taking care of my mother and that I needed to place her in a nursing home. He told me he would take care of everything and now I’m blessed with hospice care for my mother that will be paid through medicare.

How did my mom die from breaking her hip?

My mom died after falling and breaking her hip at her nursing home… My mom died after falling and breaking her hip at her nursing home… My mother was living in a nursing home and was in a situation where she was not supposed to be bearing weight on her own and not walking on her own.

Why was my mom not able to walk?

They had alarms on her that they would use to notify anyone if she started to get out of a chair, bed, or wheelchair. She was unable to walk because she had a slightly fractured right pelvis and hairline fracture in her right femur.

How old is my mother when she moved out of nursing home?

“My mother requested, and my sister and I as her children complied, to move her to another location during the COVID-19 outbreak,” said Levine, ­according to ABC27. “My mother is 95 years old. She is very intelligent and more than competent to make her own decisions,” Levine added.

How did my mother move into assisted living?

Over the next few hours, while I entertained my mother, they moved her belongings into a beautiful assisted living apartment, and arranged everything to replicate her home environment as much as possible. They did a fabulous job, and were exhausted from the effort.

When do you know it’s time for a nursing home?

En español | When the phone call finally came, I gasped in shock. It was a social worker from the nursing home where my mother had been on a waiting list for admission for a year and a half. The social worker said the words that I’d both yearned for and dreaded: “We have a bed for your mother. Can she move in tomorrow?” I knew it was time.

Why did my mother need a nursing home?

During the previous nine months, my mother had been hospitalized three times for confusion, as well as for injuries from falls. It was clear to me she was no longer safe living alone in her apartment.

When did I take care of my father?

I cared for my father until he passed away, then as fate would have it my mothers health started to decline so I went from taking care of my father to taking care of my mother. My mother and her attorney signed the house over to me in may of 2008.

Where did my sister live for 10 years?

We have a family dispute regarding a sister who has lived with and cared for our elderly and failing parents for nearly 10 years. She moved in with them in Oklahoma City following a divorce and loss of her job in another city. 1.

Why did my sister take care of Our Mother?

He lived for another four years during which time he went through the “spend down” and had just qualified for Medicaid when he passed away. 2. My sister has continued to live with our mother whose condition has deteriorated to the point we no longer feel she can live at home and our sister is no longer able to care for her alone.

When did mom go to a nursing home?

Mom went in nursing home three years ago and has been private pay. Her son has lived with her since 1992. She became unable to care for herself about two years before entering the nursing home, and her son cared for her in the home.

Who was asked to take care of my late mother?

And then there’s the cultural opprobrium: While I was never asked to take care of my late mother—we had been estranged for 13 years when she became ill—I have seen people reassess me when they learn that I did not see her before she died.

How long has my mom lived with Me?

My mom (90) has lived with me (50) and my family for 6 months each year for 15 years then a 1 1/2 years ago she moved in for good. She had to. She was Elder Care Anger – I don’t want to do this anymore… But I love my mom so much! by Ruth (Virginia)

When is it time to take care of my mom?

Firstly, if your parent hasn’t suffered a medical emergency, you need to know when it is time for extra help. Tell-tale signs include: The good news is that you can do a few things to help mom feel safe and comfortable at home while you, and hopefully the rest of the family, decide what type of care will be best for her. You can: