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rickl
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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 4/27/2005 3:51 PM (GMT -6)   
During the past few months my family has been going thru the process of finding a care facility for m father who has Alzheimer’s.  He was normally cared for by my mother but several months ago she passed away and now we have no choice but to place my father in the care of others.  It is a decision that one person can’t make alone.  We still have not found a facility that we are comfortable placing him in but I heard about a informational live chat that is being held online.  It is being orchestrated by the Alzheimer’s Association and will be tomorrow on April 28th at 8pm CDT.  The link to get to the chat is http://www.alz.org/messageboards/overview04282005.asp.  I will be attending this chat and I hope that some of you who are facing this decision will join me.

Jo A223
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Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 45
   Posted 4/27/2005 5:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Rick, Thanks for the info on the AD chat...it is such a sad disease.....but as all of life, we have to take things one day at a time.This is a great place for support.(lately it is a little slow with replies, but maybe all are out with Spring fever!haha)Take care...post often

SnowyLynne
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   Posted 4/27/2005 5:57 PM (GMT -6)   
I chat with others there too.......
SnowyLynne


Howlyncat
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Date Joined Jan 2005
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   Posted 4/27/2005 6:39 PM (GMT -6)   
rickl..Welcome to the forum...........and thanks for posting the info on the AD chat ....will try my best to get there ...........Hope you keep coming back as you will find alot of great peeps on here willing to share their experiences and they have good advice as well ...............As far as my Mom goes I did promise her yrs ago that I would not put here in a home and I will keep that promise ...........My Dad still lives with her so I check in a few times daily and do her care and any other things she may ned sone ....It had gotten hareder due to my crohns but I will get thru it with the support of my hubby daughter and friends here at HW ....you take care and GOD BLESS......LYN
 
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