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Hard time deciding.. Need help

Nov 22, 2015 9:19 AM

So those of you who know me . know I've had a hard time with dad . with him falling and what not. So now that the holidays are here my mom wants me to go with here to the store and leavey dad home alone. What are you guys thoughts on this. An I holding to tight or should I say with him?

Nov 22, 2015 9:24 AM

What store are you going to be going to? Do you have a way to rent or borrow a ♿ and take him with you? He might actually like to get out and see the sites. I don't know your situation so that is why I am asking.

Nov 22, 2015 9:26 AM

@ cearea. We have thought of that and he has been in board to make such trips. However he has also burnt us right as we are loading up to go with him on board. He suddenly changes his mind and does not want to go..lol we want to bring his neck every time.. Lol

Nov 22, 2015 9:33 AM

Ah, 👌. Then, get is there someone who could stay with him while y'all shop? What about some home health care?

Nov 22, 2015 9:34 AM

We have been trying to get help forever. But so far it's just been me mom and my sister.

Nov 22, 2015 9:38 AM

So for today my sister went with my mom and I stayed home since I'm still down from my lyrica and the tumors treatment. Although it's a shallow comfort. Youve got a cancer patient home with someone who is in a medicated sleep. Who is watching who.? Lol

Nov 22, 2015 9:39 AM

Maybe your sister could stay with him this time. The word I was searching for earlier was respite care, and not so much home health. They come in and give you time to go out and get things done or just recharge your own batteries.

Nov 22, 2015 9:41 AM

That is kind of like the blind leading the blind isn't it?

Nov 22, 2015 10:17 AM

LOL @ the blind leading the blind. I know that as long as you are there with your Dad that you will make sure he's ok. It's a good idea to invite him along unless of course you're picking out a gift for him... (The. You'd have to roll him off somewhere to browse so you can sneak it by him..LOL!!) if he changed his mind at the last moment then try to make arrangements to have your Sister come stay with him and then work it out that you alternate. I have to say that respite care is an awesome idea. You should look into it. That may take some stress off of all of you. {{{Hugs}}}💕🙏🏻🌻

Nov 22, 2015 10:18 AM

Thanks guys I will look into it. We definitely need some help

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