I hope to connect with other wives who are taking care of their husband's. We have been married for 43+ years and I have become the caregiver to my husband's diminishing health and has been very hard hard for me to go from "wife" to "caregiver". Would love to hear from any other wives who find themselves in this difficult role......View Thread
So sorry for the loss of your dear Mother. I lost my Dad six years ago under similar circumstance....very difficult. Now I am caring for my husband so I went from being the caregiver for my Dad to the caregiver for my husband. Neither role is fun at all, but my only bit of advice would be to say in the case of your Mom, remember the good times you had with her....no one can take that away from you....and, then hopefully you can take comfort knowing she is no longer in pain. And, that one day at a time thing....all true, but sometimes I have to make it one hour at a time or maybe even one minute at a time. Bless you during this time and someday it will get easier.....really....just have faith. And, yes, being SAD is very normal....part of the grieving process.....View Thread
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