My Dad has been going downhill.. every time I go home to see him, he has lost more weight and can't seem to keep up with what's going on around him. Then he sleeps most of the day.
My mother just had a pacemaker put in, so her days of being caregiver have gone, because she can't do a lot right now. So she asked my Dad's Dr. About a program to get a caregiver in the house to give my dad a bath and help get him in his chair and back in bed. (My dad is completely disabled)
The Dr. actually suggested at home hospice care. Is she trying to tell my family something? I have had plenty of people tell me that hospice doesn't always mean the end... but I have had people tell me the opposite. I know my daddy is declining rapidly and I want him to have the absolute best care... I just wish the doctor would tell us what is really on her mind... What do you think?