Sandy - Retired Nurse

by Sandy
(Lincoln City, Oregon USA)

I am a nurse have always been regulated to take care of both parents and now a very sick brother. Never has it ever been either sister over the last 40 years. I have tried to involve them but for every issue I hear you understand it so much better and can relate their needs in such a professional way so were just going to leave it all up to you.


I was so sick of it and nothing I said or did could change their attitude. So I decided to change my attitude and look at it differently.

First and foremost with my husband by my side we put all of this into the hands of GOD and decided we for some lucky reason had been selected to honor those we love at the hardest times in their lives.

We call our selves the parent & brother keepers and thank the good lord we have the ability to do so. We utilize every senior citizen disability service our state has to offer.

We relaxed took a deep breath and get help from neighbors and others who care about our well being. In doing so we have enriched our very own lives and it has turned this hard task into a pleasant experience.

You can't force empathy or compassion in any other human being but you can be the one person who through your HAPPY attitude makes life a little better for those who you love.

Comments for Sandy - Retired Nurse

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
good news!
by: Greenacres

Thank you for this beautiful post! It is good to know that this can be a very happy experience and we are lucky to do it. I want that so very much and I am patiently waiting, let go and let god!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Elder Care Anger and Resentment.


Home | Site Map | About | Contact | Privacy Policy | Disclosure

© Copyright evSky Incorporated 2008-2019 | All Rights Reserved


Eldercare for

Aging Parents

Are you having a difficult time with being the "Caregiver" for Mom and Dad?

Click Here to Read What Others are Saying and Leave a Comment About Your Own Experiences....

Or Start your Own Discussion Page!

Recent Articles

  1. Need help with negative complaining mother

    Dec 28, 20 12:23 PM

    My mother is 93, in good health, no major heath issues, totally ambulatory. When my father died 6 years ago we found her a beautiful independent senior

    Read More

  2. Ugh!!

    Dec 28, 20 12:21 PM

    So I lost my mom 18 months ago. After her passing I would come to my parents house to clean and cook a couple of times a week for my dad. He still gets

    Read More

  3. 16yrs of Elderly care with NO HELP

    Dec 28, 20 12:18 PM

    I came back home in 2004 to help my dad as he had cancer, he eventually passed away few years later. Well here I am am in 2020 still at home taking care

    Read More