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    My mum in law is no longer suffering

    Hi everyone, From the bottom of my heart i would like to thank everyone for the love and support shown in your many replies, it really has helped. You are all truly amazing people in my opinion because even though you all have your individual challenges and difficulties to face, you have taken...
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    My mum in law is no longer suffering

    Thankyou all very much for your kind words and support. I just needed to know you were there. You have helped and I feel a bit better now. I think a good nights sleep is probably the best thing right now, so I`ll bid you goodnight and God Bless. x Thanks again, Karen. xx
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    My mum in law is no longer suffering

    Hi everyone, I knew this day would come when I had to let you know that my mum in laws suffering has ended, she slipped away today. We got the call from the hospital and arrived just in time before she passed away. Ever since she was first diagnosed with Alzheimers 3 years ago, there has not...
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    Update on my mum in law....

    Thanks everyone for your kind words and helpful advice. I shall be seeing my sister in law tomorrow and I think she has a number for the social worker. I have to go offline now, so take care, Love Karen. xx
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    Aggression

    Hi Rusty, The aggression aspect of this awful disease is, in my own experience, one of the hardest to deal with, but try to think that it`s not your mum talking - it`s the illness. This is probably easier said than done, but I found that, over time, it does work. Have you asked the home if her...
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    Update on my mum in law....

    Hi Everyone, Great big thanks to all, you are lovely caring people. I can almost feel the hugs coming from the computer monitor! xx By way of an update: my mum in law is still very poorly, but they have decided to discharge her from hospital this monday (15th) back to her residential home...
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    Update on my mum in law....

    Hi Margarita and Grannie. G. Thankyou both for your support, I`m trying to stay positive. Love Karen. xx
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    Update on my mum in law....

    Hi Everyone, First of all, a big thankyou to all of you that replied to my post last week regarding my mum in law who was diagnosed with bowel and liver cancer on top of being diagnosed with Alzheimers 3 years ago. She has now been in hospital nearly 3 weeks and at he beginning of last week...
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    Black day at hospital

    Thanks everyone for your kind words and support, it`s nice to know you care. Isn`t it great how much better you feel when someone replies to your post. Big hugs to you all, Karen. x
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    Black day at hospital

    Hi Everyone, I only joined TP last week and spoke of my mother in law who was rushed into hospital with suspected kidney failure. She was diagnosed with Alzheimers 3 years ago. She has now been in hospital for 11 days and this morning I went to visit her and to speak to her Consultant doctor...
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    Hi Everyone, I just joined today..

    Thankyou all for your care and concern, my mother - in - law is just the same as yesterday really except that the staff decided to try her with some food and she was unable to swallow it, so now she has the services of a speech therapist. We had a meeting with her doctor and raised our concerns...
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    Hi Everyone, I just joined today..

    Hi Elaine, I have always tried throughout my life to face problems head on, however, this situation with my husbands` mum was completely new to me and I`ve kind of muddled through it so far. I`m really glad that I found this site and want to sincerely thank you and everyone who has helped me up...
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    Hi Everyone, I just joined today..

    Hi Christine, It certainly seems as though I have indeed come to the right place! Everyone is really caring here. Thankyou for your words of advice. I hope your hubby is ok now. Thanks again, Karen x
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    Hi Everyone, I just joined today..

    Thanks Hazel, that`s a big help. Karen x :)
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    Hi Everyone, I just joined today..

    Hi Cate, Thankyou so much for your reply, it`s nice to know there`s someone out there that understands. Karen x:)
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    Hi Everyone, I just joined today..

    Hi Everyone, This is my first post and I just wanted to say hello and introduce myself. My name is Karen and I came across this site whilst looking for some help and support. My mother - in - law, who is 73 was diagnosed with Alzheimers about 3 years ago and is today in hospital. She was...