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Old 11-14-2010, 09:49 AM
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What to do?? Mom had a stroke in September and has not been quite the same since. She is having major issues with low blood sugar and I found her on the floor 3 times...last time she was in ICU for 3 days.
She is now in a nursing home- but after today- they will not pay. They say she needs a durable medical reason like PT or IV therapy. I am terrified to let her get home and no one that can stay all day with her.
She lives alone, but we decided (5 kids) to let the trailer go and get her into assisted living. But what to do in the mean time?
I wanted to convert my garage into an apt- but no time and money- She wis wheelchair bound and I have a trilevel.
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Old 11-14-2010, 01:29 PM
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Daisy, I am so sorry to hear about your mom and the predicament you are in. You say you are getting her into assisted living, have you applied already? I know here it can be a bit of a wait, but usually the nursing homes will make a plan with you until they are ready to be placed safely. I really don't know what to say except that I am thinking of you and your family and if I get any brainy ideas I will certainly post them. Please let us know how you are doing.
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Old 11-14-2010, 03:14 PM
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I'm sorry to hear about your mom. I could've almost written your story to the exact words less than a month ago. My Mom also had a stroke. She was able to go home but is still unable to walk alone - she holds onto the walls and furniture as she walks around.

My sister was able to get a home health nurse to come in to help her every day. Do you have this service available to you in Ohio until she can be moved to assisted living? (She lives in Pa. so I'm not sure of the laws in Ohio.) Does your area offer CNA's who will come in to her home to help cook for her and bathe her?

Talk with the hospital and the nursing home to explain your situation. Maybe they can put you in touch with other services that you are unaware of to help you out.

I'll be thinking of you, as well. Please keep in touch and let us know how things are going for you and her.

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Old 11-21-2010, 11:16 AM
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Wish we lived closer. I just put my mom in a nursing home or rather she will be there after leaving the hospital this week. I would be proud to give you a hand with your mom, I miss my terribly. Seems so strange not to have her here in my home with me.
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