And expects me to come over to look for it but will never ask. It's easy for some else to look for them.
I can't help but to keep thinking of the days when I was younger, she would get so inpatient with me not being able to keep my belongings in order. She would tell me to this day that the reason why I lose things is because I don't have a designated place for things and criticizes me that my mind is aloof.
I've asked her not to remove her wallet from her purse but she constantly changes her purses/bags for no good reason. And calls me when she can't find it at least twice, three times a week. She removes her wedding rings daily and wears them on different fingers or not wear them at all. Then when she can't find it, she calls me. They are usually wrapped in a tissue and hidden in a kitchen drawer or between memo pads.... She removes her passport from a drawer/bag to another even though she is not going anywhere. I have asked her hundreds times not to remove the passport from the designated drawer but never listens.
I no longer have patience for her as the only caregiver even she has dementia or does she? I am having a great difficulty dealing with her "defiant" attitude but find myself feeling guilty for wishing for her to live in a senior living community.
Since I am her only child, I have no one else to share the burden except for my husband who tries his best to help out. But at the end of the day, I'm the only one who she depends on. If she calls me tomorrow to tell me that she can't find her wallet or her wedding rings again, I'm really going to lose it. Can someone please help me regain my patience?