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My great grama is 96 years old and she has recently become blind. Me and my grama visit her lots and try to keep her company but she is depressed and we need some advice on what activities what we could do for her. She has always walked her dog and knitting but now, she tells me she just wants to die 😢 please help???

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I just want to die! "Well, Granny, you are 96 years old, so I suppose you will die within a few years. But until then, let's find something pleasant to do."

Would she enjoy being read to? Sitting out in the warm sunshine, eating an ice cream cone? Folding small towels?

I think her reaction to being blind is totally understandable. Who wouldn't be depressed with that happening? But I would talk to her doctor about whether a mild antidepressant might help. It won't make her happy with her situation but it may help her cope a little better.

Conversation that all three of you contribute to would be good. Each of you tell about how you met your spouse. What was the most frightening experience you ever had? What did you like to cook most? Was there anything you cooked for your family that you really didn't like yourself? If you could go back to any age, what would it be? What did you do for fun when you were a child?

Let us know what you try, and how it works out. We learn from each other!
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Well Pickles22, You are so Blessed to have known Your Great Grandma and at 92 years it may be Her Body is getting tired of Living, and starting to shut down. How special it must be for You to accompany Your GrandMother on a visit to Your GreatGrandMother. Hold Her hand and give Them Lots of {{{{ HUGS }}}} and tell Your GreatGrandMa You Love Her, and always will.
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Music is a good idea. They have talking books now so you could try getting her those. I think at this point with her age it would be hard to teach her ways to adapt so just being with her as much as you can. Holding her hand so she feels you are there cause without sight she needs other sensory
stimulation. Good Luck!!
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check out visionawaredotorg they may have some ideas that would help.
see if your library can suggest local groups catering to her needs. Can you and your grandma still take her for walks with one of you on each side?
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Have you tried music? Find some sort of activity that she would enjoy.
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