I am 37 year old single mother of a 9 and 14 year old. I moved in with my dad 5 years ago after my mother passed away (to help him out). He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's 1 1/2 yrs ago.
I have a brother who is in his early 60's (yes, 60's) who wants nothing to do with my dad unless it involves money for him. I just don't want to take care of my dad anymore. I am going nuts. It's affecting my health. I am so stressed, depressed, angry, sad, upset, lonely,etc.
My poor girls are scared to death of my dad when he goes on his little fits. He gets angry and violent. I am in search of relief. Should I just put him in a nursing home? I'm beginning to think that would be best for everyone (including him). I can't get him to take his medicine. He falls at least once a week. I'm afraid I'll end up in the looney bin trying to do all this alone, etc. etc.
Does anyone have any advice on financial affairs with this type of situation. I've been to see 3 attorneys and feel like they are all shady. Sorry about the rant. Thanks for letting me vent.