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    at my wit's end

    Everyone here is so encouraging. After reading these posts, I called my friend who is a psychiatrist and asked him to recommend a counselor to me. He did me one better- called the woman he had in mind and asked if I could come in to see her Monday! Since it's MLK day there is no court I am going...
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    at my wit's end

    There are loads and loads of resources- they just won't use any. I discuss getting help at least once a day with my mother. She has flat-out said, "Even though he's terrible to me, I won't make the last few months of his life miserable. He has made it clear he doesn't want anyone else in the...
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    at my wit's end

    He doesn't really communicate. He refused any help with that in the beginning (computers, pictures, etc) and now it's too late. He screams at us with his mask on and we can't understand what he's saying. Or he tries to clap his hands or ring a bell to get our attention, then when we can't figure...
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    at my wit's end

    Hi all, I just joined this forum. I am truly at my wit's end and everything I have read here makes me feel like you guys (and girls) have all the answers. First, let me say that my problems pale in comparison to most of yours. I am not the caregiver of my father, 77, who was diagnosed in June...
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