Only caregiver

by Susan
(New York)

I have sole responsibility for my father who is nearly 100 and still living at home. He should be in a nursing home but won't go under threat of violence. He was a violent father to me so I believe him. My only sister, lives 600 miles away but resents even having to make a phone call.

She won't be involved in any decision making and won't talk to me. I am overwhelmed and go to counseling and taking tranquilizers. I think my physical health is at risk.
I don't know what to do.

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