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Old May 9, 2009, 7:08 PM   #1
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Default Dad's home

Hello everyone,

Just thought I'd update everyone while I had a chance. I keep switching off between checking e-mails or the forum, but get interrupted every time with attending to one or the other parent.

Dad is home now and doing much better. Trying to teach him a whole new regimine about diet and how to use a walker, etc. He remembers for a about 2 feet and does it his way again. We keep reminding him he's going to end up falling and breaking a hip which is not what he needs right now. But.....

Anyway, I'm surviving and enjoying getting to spend some time with my parents. May not be the quality I would like, but I'm here.

Thanks for all the prayers and well wishes for my parents.

I'll be back full time soon.

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Old May 9, 2009, 7:51 PM   #2
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I'm glad he's home and safe Patty. Both my parents are close to 80 years old. They're both in very good health so far, but I have many friends who have had to deal with the same situation. Try to find a way to keep your spirits up.
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Old May 9, 2009, 8:14 PM   #3
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Glad to hear that he's doing well and is back home. Just remember to take care of yourself, as well as your parents during this difficult time.
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Old May 9, 2009, 10:27 PM   #4
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I'm sorry I don't know what happened to your Dad, but being home with family is the best place to recover. I hope all goes well for you and your Dad.

I have been my Dad's full time carer for some time now, he is 85 with less than 30% heart function, diabetes, and amongst his many other ailments, the worst of all for him is his macular degeneration, which makes him almost blind.

Our Parents look after us for a long time, so as I see it it's only fair that we look after them, I always say it's a labour of love.

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Old May 9, 2009, 11:44 PM   #5
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That's good to here Patty,
just remember what Harriet said, take care of yourself too!

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Old May 10, 2009, 3:57 AM   #6
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All my best wishes, that he learns (to listen) and that the quality time reappears.
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Will keep you & your dad (and all your family) in my prayers...
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