our mom died last September, she was 83 and dad is now 85. He has loss of hearing and is depressed. He wants me to move in with him and he

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does not understand why my wife and I cannot, will not move in. I am over at his home more than I am at our own and my wife is getting fed up. What can we do?

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it sounds as if he is lonely and may benefit from a more social setting such as assisted Living or retirement/senior apartment. Take him for lunch there and see what kinds of amenities they have for him. If money is a object and he is a Veteran check into VA Aid and Attendance benefit, which may pay a portion of his care costs.
Thank you HeidiD for responding, we have already tried that. He is very active and yet he feels there is not one friend in the world. He miss's mom to the point that it is affecting his entire life. He is quite forgetful so when we to talk with him he understands for about 10 minutes, then he'll ask the same question. I have not had much luck with the web-sites, I will call his MD. tomorrow and see if he can help.
Thank you so very much for your care in responding.

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