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Keeping Grandma Inside and Safe?
Hello everyone. Recently, my grandfather passed, and my mother and I have taken my grandma in to our...More
Posted by introspectre7
Mom had small stroke(?). Confused
Hello, This is the first time I have visited here although I was on the colon cancer board for 3 years...More
Posted by scaredwife1952
Mom & Dad
This year my 88 yr. old father had a nervous breakdown and tried to commit suicide due to the stress of...More
Posted by sweetstarrlet
Caregiver to my mom
My 66 year old mom just suffered a stroke several days ago. She is in a REHAB CENTER and is getting better. I...More
Posted by Silpat
question about lupus
can you die from having lupus?
Posted by liltig12984
My mother is reading the paper today. She just called me in to ask me what I thought of the idea of...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Memory Loss Tips
Memory loss rots. It makes things complicated around here for sure. It doesn't matter whether it is...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
grandmother won't dirnk
I need some help with my grandmother, for some reason, she won't drink. She likes the flavor and...More
Posted by BeccaPreston
next stage after caregiving
Hi there. I used to hang around here alot! But it has now been a year and half since Mom died. Don't feel...More
Posted by renalupie1
Question about reimbursement
Hi all, This is the first time I've posted on this board, even though I've been a caregiver for my mom for...More
Posted by Aqua14
The Sandwich Generation
As a member of the "sandwich generation," this story really spoke to me: ...More
Posted by BoomerBrief
Rough Week
I have been going non-stop since before the conference I went to two weeks ago. I got my hair cut...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
hair loss at 19!
I'm a 19 year old female. I started losing hair at 10 my parents and I thought it would get better but it...More
Posted by BU0812
making appointments
So far, I have let my mother make her appointments herself. I hate the phone and would really rather...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Community is Growing!
Dear Members, We are happy to announce that your WebMD Community is having a growth spurt in the...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
So, we are logging the as needed meds and the days Mama doesn't get out of bed. I want to do this...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Health Reform-You Ask!
Dear Members, President Obama addressed the nation and congress Wednesday evening, September 9th,...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Logging As Needed Meds
Last doctor visit with the primary care doctor, we discussed the difficulties in making decisions...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Good News/Bad News
Yesterday's appointment went well from my point of view. My mother has lost about 30 lbs since...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Thank You
Dear Members, As most of you know, we experienced some problems this morning that caused your...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Birthdays, Gifts and Limited Income
My birthday is this weekend. I turn 40 which means I think a lot about my dad and miss him. My birth...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
My mother has ongoing issues with dizziness and unsteadiness. We have talked it over with her...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Mother's anxiety getting worse
I'm not sure this is the correct board, because I'm not really a caregiver, but this is about my 80 year-old...More
Posted by cjh1203
Your Depression Story
Dear Members, Have you been diagnosed with depression? Are you suffering from symptoms you think...More
Posted by Olivia_WebMD_Staff
My mother is moody. She always has been subject to her moods but as she has gotten older, it gets...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Senior Finances
I am giving two lectures next weekend on handling senior finances. "Mom and her money" is a frank and helpful...More
Posted by GAP1954
Encouraging Exercise
My mother is using her wheelchair more and more often. Her doctor wants her doing more exercise but...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff
Oncology Appt
I took mama for her first appointment with the oncologist yesterday. She saw him while she was in...More
Posted by Louise_WebMD_Staff

Spotlight: Member Stories

I am a wife and mom. Our daughter just started Kindergarten, I am amazed how time has flown by. My caregiving story began about eight years ago when ...More

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Questions to Ask About Nursing Homes
What should caregivers know about nursing home care? Long-term care for loved ones requires doing your homework. You will want to read this ... More
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