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Guilt about mother's care needs perspective
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Minding Our Elders
May 12, 2018
Guilt about mother's care needs perspective
Dear Carol: Because of repeated strokes my mother couldn't live alone, so I moved her in with me. As years went by I struggled to transfer her...
May 12, 2018 - 6:56am
May 5, 2018
Macular degeneration treatments can help maintain quality of life
Dear Carol: My dad is 86 and quite healthy other than his eyes. Recently, he developed the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
May 5, 2018 - 8:07am
April 28, 2018
Age shouldn't determine whether elder needs facility care
Dear Carol: I've been reading a lot about if it's time to force a parent into some kind of care. Your position seems to be that it's the older...
April 28, 2018 - 7:29am
April 21, 2018
New living arrangements could keep family close
Dear Carol: I'm 78 years old, and I have lived with my son and his wife for two years. I'm feeling hemmed in, and I think that they may feel...
April 21, 2018 - 6:55am
April 14, 2018
Aging parents, no matter their challenges, never become children
Dear Carol: I have several friends who are caring for their parents in various ways. They talk as if their parents have become the family children...
April 14, 2018 - 7:12am
April 7, 2018
Criticism from uninformed strangers difficult for caregivers to swallow
Dear Carol: I'm wondering if you have advice for people who are shamed by others who judge their caregiving. I am an around-the-clock caregiver...
April 7, 2018 - 7:04am
March 31, 2018
How to choose between assisted living or nursing home
Dear Carol: Your column has been incredibly helpful for my family as we care for my sweet mother-in-law who is in late stages of frontal temporal...
March 31, 2018 - 7:42am
March 24, 2018
It can be hard to differentiate between pre-death rally or actual health improvement
Dear Carol: My mom has had Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for 30 years and is nearing the end of her life. She lives in a nursing home and I visit daily....
March 24, 2018 - 7:16am
March 17, 2018
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
Dear Carol: My husband and I are in our 70s and both have some health problems. We've been taking care of my 94-year-old mother in our home for...
March 17, 2018 - 7:16am
March 10, 2018
Grief combined with depression may require extra medical help
Dear Carol: My husband and I cared for my mom in our home for several years before she passed away two months ago. The first two weeks I was...
March 10, 2018 - 7:04am
March 3, 2018
Worries about father with isolated rural life justified
Dear Carol: My widowed dad is 76. He's in good health and lives alone on a farm several miles from the metro area. Dad drives around the farm...
March 3, 2018 - 7:05am
February 24, 2018
What you need to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Dear Carol: My dad's been in a nursing home for several years and is ready for hospice care. I read your column about hospice care being covered...
February 24, 2018 - 7:45am
February 17, 2018
You still need to visit those who no longer recognize you
Dear Carol: My dad has late stage Alzheimer's and is in a nursing home in our community where he seems to be receiving good care. Mom is with...
February 17, 2018 - 7:11am
February 10, 2018
There's no need to feel disloyal in enlisting outside help
Dear Carol: My friend is struggling to convince her father, who lives across the country, that he needs help caring for his 86-year-old wife...
February 10, 2018 - 7:15am
February 3, 2018
Pain can cause dementia sufferers to act out
Dear Carol: My mother has mid-stage dementia, as a mixture of Alzheimer's and vascular. Dad is taking care of her, and overall it's going OK...
February 3, 2018 - 7:07am