I have often used phrases like:
When I can provide better care than a care home.
If the happier times outweigh the difficult times.
When I no longer can carry on.
Problem is I don't think I ever agreed to a nursing home for my wife no matter how hard it gets!
My husband is at the stage where I am starting to question his ability to make informed decisions about critical issues. He is not there yet. He is classified at the lower end of MCI now.
I know my issues are nothing compared with what most people are going through here. But it is scaring me...
Would you prefer to live with one of your children who is very keen to care for you and who you always get on well with - or being placed into a care home?
The first option some distance from your spouse to get to easily, and at the moment your spouse doesn't wish to move, but she can no longer...
My dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer's two years ago. He's been living on his own for 18 months since my mum died and his deterioration is becoming more rapid. He is struggling with speech, his mobility is terrible (not just due to Alzheimers) and he is self neglecting. He has been self...