Question: I live in Tunis Mills. I had a stroke a few years ago that affected my balance. My husband has eye problems. He is also an active alcoholic and suffers from depression and anxiety. We need help for me. Is there any charge for this service? Dr. Amy: There are several government programs that may be… read more
Question: My mother is showing beginning signs of dementia. The problem is my dad is being treated for cancer and neither my sister nor I live in the same town as my parents. My dad has asked us to try and get my mom in for evaluation with a new doctor but my mom refuses to… read more
Question: I am a caretaker living full time with my 86 year old mother-in-law and my brother-in-law who is blind and has autism. Many people have asked me if my husband and I are being compensated for what we do. I know we are family and I absolutely don't want to sound greedy, but what… read more
Question: I am trying to help my mom, who is 86. She has lots of mood swings. She insults me and tries to make me feel as if she doesn't need my help. What do you think? Dr. Amy: Mood swings can be a sign of early dementia or a mental health issue. Has your… read more
Question: I am a mother of two young boys, aged 7 and 11. My mom has Alzheimer's disease and my father is her primary caregiver. We live down the street from my parents. I also have two sisters that live in the same small town. I don't get to visit my mom as much as… read more
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