Hi all.I'm glad to have found this community and I'm hoping that speaking with others who are well versed in this could help me. This all started with my 70 yr old mother having a broken leg which…Continue
My mother had a stroke 3 years ago , and from that day she has never been the same. I knew things would change and that I would have to be patient when learning about her triggers that would lead to…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
I just finished writing a fairly long post, but lost it when I answered a prompt to change some of my settings. I'm in a state of shock and am too tired to re-enter what I typed. I'll be back in a day or two and try to share all over again.
I find myself doing whatever I can to run away from dealing with my husband's stroke. Despite the fact that I have a ton to learn, I just started reading the stroke info I received from the stroke.org. All he wants to talk to me about is coming home. We've had countless conversations about him coming home (including one just a short while ago) and he can't accept the fact that he's not strong enough. I suffer from chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia and I don't have the energy for conversations…Continue
Many challenges and I am not sure I am up to the task. My 75 year old husband suffered a TIA or so the doctors think back in February. I had noticed a change in facial expression and then the memory loss. He will ask me the same question 5 or 6 times. I have tried to get him to go to a neurologist and get psych testing and he did go today but refused to finish the test after about an hour. It is a 3 to 4 hour process. I feel so resentful as I don't know how to help him. I have given…Continue