I feel so bad for my mom. After several years of heavy and stressful caregiving, we found Anne (not her real name) about three months ago. She’s a great home care aide for my dad. Finally, he’s cooperative and smiling again. He has mild dementia and is in a wheelchair after a severe car accident, along with other ailments. She’s really amazing with him, which is wonderful to see and so much easier on everyone. He’s really bonded with her, and I think he may even have a crush on her.
Being prepared will help you feel in control of your life while you require support from others. Let go of old ways that may no longer be of benefit as changes take place. Here’s an inspirational video clip on aging