For my mom. 6.5 years of living together, most of it in my house. Alzheimers.
She had polio as a child, and that has been a compounding factor more recently. Also, she has a physical condition, that has been added. Significant.
I cant do it anymore. Shes in good spirits, and is pretty mild tempered.
I have help, bc I work full time. The cost has become astronomical. People in my house 24-7 has been illuminating, in mostly negative ways.
Any advice on the transition?
And any advice on one specific aspect of caregiver burnout? Have had an over-riding sensation of total numbness. Or, very efficient compartmentalization thats so efficient it feels like numbness? Sometimes dont feel connected to myself at all.
Have googled this many times and still dont know. Assume its just survival paired with sleep deprivation. ?
I expect that to change.
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