Nursing Home/Long Term Care/Home Care/Dying Spouse

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My wife is bedridden with cancer and is dying (possibly within the next few months, and I have advanced Parkinson's and Emphysema and am caring for her. How can I help her better and not have her worry about my debilitating condition?

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Dear John,
Good evening.  I am so sorry to hear of your wife's cancer and your failing health.  What tremendous challenges you are facing.  I certainly want to help you but am unsure how to advise you.  
By your question do you mean how can you better help her to have piece of mind regarding your circumstances and how can you help her to spend her last days not worrying about your health and your future?  Or was your question related to helping her physically?
Please let me know more specifically what you are asking and I pledge to promptly reply.  
You are welcome to email me directly at Ginelle_leblanc@ymail.com  or here through the All experts website.  
Sincerely,
Ginelle LeBlanc

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I can answer questions regarding home care solutions for seniors, in home care scheduling and care giver solutions, funding sources for home care, how to find a quality Care Giver, what questions to ask when interviewing a caregiver for home care, how to solve home care problems. All things related to caring for a senior at home, and the caregivers taking care of a senior. Additionally for those who own a home care business, I can help answer questions regarding the start up and operations of a home care business for seniors.

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I am a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) accreditied to help seniors and thier families to find the best solutions for their needs. I owned and operated a Home Care service for Seniors for 6 years and was able to help nearly 1,000 families find the best caregiver match for their parents, or senior loved one. I have supervised a staff of caregivers providing care in private homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals and nursing homes. I continued in the Senior Care/Home Care Industry as Regional Director of Training for Comfort Keepers providing training and operational support to 10 offices in the Gulf South Region. I now have 12 years in this field. I now own and operate my own Senior Care Consulting business, GL Consulting, LLC (www.GLconsultingLLC.com)

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Graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana. I am a CSA (Certified Senior Advisor).

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