My husband hasn't even come home from rehab yet. Maybe in a week. But it's been over three weeks of stress and physical tiredness. Exhaustion the first week. I stayed with him in the hospital.…Continue
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
Hi. My name is Andy. I am 58. My Mum had a stroke some time between Christmas 2014 and New Year's Eve. She was discharged to palliative 'end of life' care after a few weeks in hospital. I got her fast-tracked to a really nice nursing home near her friends, neighbours, family, and ex-colleagues so that we could all say goodbye to her in the last few days of her life.
That was a year and seven months ago. She is still alive. She can't speak, or move. She is in constant pain from…Continue
My brother drove out from California to visit us in Colorado for the 4th of July. As we were getting ready to leave for the mountains he had a sudden severe headache. Because he had a history of Migraines we gave him the appropriate medicine and he went to bed. It wasn't until the next morning that I realized it was a stroke. Against his wishes I called for an ambulance. He was airlifted from the local hospital to Swedish in Denver. I couldn't tell you exactly how long he was in the ICU this…Continue