Question: I'm 32 and my mother is terminally ill. She lives in a nursing home now, due to her steadily declining health. The decision to place her there was beyond difficult but necessary. Since her placement (over three years ago) I have experienced more than my fair share of ups and downs. In 2012 I… read more
Question: My husband, who is 59, has early-onset Alzheimer's. He has been in the hospital since June 2013 and has now become very aggressive, so he is kept highly drugged. I left work in 2011 to look after him full-time until I no longer could. Do you have any advice regarding dealing with a spouse?… read more
Question: My brother is Bipolar and he lives with my mother, who is 84. Mom gets nervous and upset when my brother is moody and angry. How can I help her to cope? I am supportive of my mom as well as my brother. I assisted my brother in getting treatment. My mother can be… read more
Question: I am a 52 year old woman with blood cancer leukemia that is in remission. I work part time—just a few days a week. When I moved back to the city my dad lives in, my brother turned over responsibility for dad to me. My brother did this for six years and suddenly dumped… read more
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