In this group, we share tips on how to use CareGiving.com.
The rewards of caregiving? There are none. It’s an unremitting grind.
Ya know, I agree with you. I wish I could say it was just this wonderful & fulfilling time … but it bites.
JEP, Thanks so much. I feel like so many people want a piece of me–my father-in-law is still unconscious in the ICU nearly a month after open-heart surgery; my cousin, who is now my ward; my mother, who was really nasty and hung up on me yesterday when I tried to inject some reality into her confabulations; my mother-in-law, who is alternately…[Read more]
Geez, Mimby! I’m tired just reading all that! 😛 All I can advise is weed out the ones you can distance yourself from, if only temporarily. (Not that you asked for any advice…)
RE “…dread each new task…” I dread each new DOCTOR appt. My husb’s in the middle of qualifying for a second kidney transplant. So far we’ve spent two entire…[Read more]
I take care of a 98 year old woman . Been with her for over a year now. She still able to sit up, use a walker, and eat well . This last month she has slowed down a lot , so much so that they brought in hospice . I’m having trouble with her daughter, my boss . I was told by the doctor yesterday that my job is to keep her…[Read more]
Of course it is. How can you not get attached to someone you care for…. Yes, caregiving is a hard job. But God bless the care givers! You can hold your head high my dear! You are an angel to that woman. And I am sure your boss appreciates you too. She is probably just scared and not ready to accept the future.. It’s hard, I know. I…[Read more]
Hubby’s home from the hospital. Seems not too much to worse for wear this time. On the mend. Thanks to all of you for your kind words and support.
Newbie question – is there a way to see only the latest posts/list them first somewhere?
On every page (except the home page), look to your right and you’ll see “Latest Posts,” which is the list of the latest blog posts. Under that, you’ll see the list of the latest comments. Does that help? If I didn’t answer your question, just let me know.
The “Site Wide Activity” feature is helpful, too.
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