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    oh, Beckyliz, I'm so sorry to hear this. But glad...

    oh, Beckyliz, I'm so sorry to hear this. But glad that it sounds like it was peaceful It was good of her to give you the gift of pre-planning.
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    thanks guys, I didn't even think of something so...

    thanks guys, I didn't even think of something so simple as a dog walker, I'm too in it to see my way through it
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    so I'm really heading into the thick of it. My...

    so I'm really heading into the thick of it. My mother, who is in the end stages of a complicated disease but has lived much longer than anyone thought, is really suffering with inability to breathe...
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    that is truly terrible, it must be very painful...

    that is truly terrible, it must be very painful if a parent doesn't recognize you but to react that way helps no one and is selfish
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    I've done some sort of home care nursing since...

    I've done some sort of home care nursing since the 90s, the driving question would drive families apart. Sometimes I would ask the doctor to please have a conversation with the patient about it but...
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    I'm always saying negative things in here about...

    I'm always saying negative things in here about my parents, well, this week I won't. I've had a persistent stomach bug that combined with the POT syndrome I have, has made my blood pressure very low...
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    if I knew how much money my parents truly have, I...

    if I knew how much money my parents truly have, I never would've signed on to buying this relatively expensive house with them. I would've suggested an addition to the paid off ranch they had and...
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    not a good feeling, sorry we met with their...

    not a good feeling, sorry

    we met with their insurance guy yesterday and my dad suddenly could remember that if he dies my mom gets half his pension, he had been telling me he thought she would get...
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    "paperwork" has always been a problem for my...

    "paperwork" has always been a problem for my parents, my mother is a hoarder and my dad is just very disorganized, plus I need him to sit down with me and walk me through his online accts, passwords...
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    I cannot get my parents to sit down and talk...

    I cannot get my parents to sit down and talk about the future. Like if one of them dies, can we still afford to live here? Go over the will, insurance policies, wishes when they die, fill out a...
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    I feel so bad for your dad and for you

    I feel so bad for your dad and for you
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    I wish my parents would sit down and say to my...

    I wish my parents would sit down and say to my brother and I, "look, this is what we need. What are each of you willing or able to do?" Maybe if my brother knew they needed so much help, he'd throw...
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    I can see it from both sides, Tybee and yes, my...

    I can see it from both sides, Tybee and yes, my mom is that kind of person. But my brother's complete lack of caring about what is going on with my parents, even to just be a sounding board to me,...
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    that puts it in perspective, thank you

    that puts it in perspective, thank you
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    thanks

    thanks
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    after seeing that in print, I feel guilty all...

    after seeing that in print, I feel guilty all over again, lol
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    That is a sad situation. I can understand both...

    That is a sad situation. I can understand both sides. I hope they can come together and resolve it.

    Because I'm on disability and took a huge income drop, the elder law attorney suggested my dad...
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    that's good

    that's good
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    it sounds like ignorance is bliss in this...

    it sounds like ignorance is bliss in this situation.

    It is a crying shame how many of us feel guilty for our parents failure to plan or irrational choices. It's hard enough being a caregiver...
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    glad you got good news for you and glad your mom...

    glad you got good news for you and glad your mom is somewhere she can get help, fingers crossed on the social worker
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    yikes, Teacher Terry, that was very kind of you

    yikes, Teacher Terry, that was very kind of you
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    try not to feel guilty, often times people have...

    try not to feel guilty, often times people have to fail and have their own personal come to Jesus moment. I saw this in Hospice over and over- refusal of pain meds, refusal of oxygen and equipment,...
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    my mother fought hard about oxygen and I remember...

    my mother fought hard about oxygen and I remember thinking, "I'll never be like that." Then I had a sleep study and needed CPAP but also oxygen. I accepted the CPAP because I'm fat but oxygen, no...
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    Good luck with the come to Jesus meeting! I'm so...

    Good luck with the come to Jesus meeting! I'm so sorry you broke your leg.

    I lucked into my parents getting help. I got a cleaning lady twice a month when the kids were young and I had pretty...
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    it's really rough when siblings aren't on the...

    it's really rough when siblings aren't on the same page.

    Two years ago when I was first hospitalized, my father fell in the driveway and was in ICU with 3 brain bleeds. We both got discharged...
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