This is the place to share your thoughts and tell us all how your day is going!Original message dated 06/12/12:I must admit, when I found out about this Careliving site, I had such high hopes. Wow, a…Continue
This is a place to introduce yourself to the community. Share a little background about your situation and tell other caregivers your loved one’s stroke story. Talk about what interests you most…Continue
What sort of advice can someone give me about coping with my current situation? My husband suffered a massive stroke in April of 2014. I'm the caregiver, nurse, doctor etc... He's homebound, under my…Continue
What to do when Hubby is always calling out my name continuously and there is really not anything that is required of me when it comes right down to it. I believe he has the mind concept is of a two…Continue
My name is Darryl Brown. My wife of 44 just had a stroke in November. Left brain stroke with aprxia. So far every Dr weve seen has said the same thing. That they are amazed at the progress she has made considering how strong the stoke was. So In the big picture, she is doing very well. However, they say we only have 12 months from the date or the stroke (Nov 20, 2014), for the "learning again process" to happen at a reletively quick pace. At that point it slows down considerably. If she is…Continue
In 2004 my Mom, Liz was diagnosed with diabetic retinapathy She had just retired from being a nursing assistant, at the county care facility. She has worked there since the 90's. I was 22. Gradually over the years I learned what she did and didn't need help with and she was still quite independent. She cooked her meals, did laundry and was able to care for herself and her own hygiene.
In 2013, she had a mini stroke or a TIA, and with the help of occupational and physical therapy she…Continue