Elderly Mom Getting Difficult To Handle
I live with my 85 year old mom who is rapidly declining mentally. She has no short term memory and she is on an emotional roller coaster every day. She gets depressed a lot and has angry outbursts in public. The last incident was inside her bank. I took her to get a print out of her checking account statement. When the teller handed to her she raised her voice to him complaining that the print was too small for her to read. Then she apologized and did a 180, telling him what a nice smile he had.
She also badgers me every day, 3 or 4 times a day about how horrible the house is and how its unfit to live in(its fine) I strain to keep from telling her to shut up.She also insults me and asks me questions as if shes goading me into a fight with her.
I'm starting to lose compassion for her because of the cumulative affect of her negativity towards me