I posted recently that I was concerned for my mother's health. She is my grandfather's caregiver and receives very little to no help from her four siblings. My grandfather is blind and requires assistance to complete daily living tasks (bathing, eating, using the restroom, etc.). Tonight, I got a call from my mother who was crying very hard and was terribly upset. The family is against her boyfriend of three years and they use him as an excuse as to why they don't want to come over and help. My mom's brother had a heart attack a week after their father got home and his wife said she would punch my mother in her face if he had another heart attack because it would be her fault. Her brother said that my mother was being selfish for wanting to leave 'all the time' and he said that when grandpa moved home, she was the one who said she would care for him. I could go on with details and if you need more, I can provide them... however, I want to know what I can do for my mom. We talk every day, multiple times a day and I let her vent. I go over and sit with grandpa when I can and my husband is great at understanding this. However, I am very, very concerned about my mother's emotional and physical health. Her family situation is very toxic for her health and I'm worried about what measures she may take to 'get out' of her situation. I have asked her what I can do for her but all she says is 'nothing'. Can I be the one to call the Area Office on Aging to see what resources are out there? Do any of you know or have experience in this situation as to what I can do or where I can go to get help for her. Has anyone had any help from support groups? Also - if anyone else has been in my shoes as a daughter of a caregiver, I would appreciate any and all advice. I don't know what to say or do for her anymore. I know this situation is a little different from everyone else's on here, but I'm so lost. I want to help my mother get through this but I don't know to handle the situation or even the right words to say and the right things to do. I really appreciate all of the advice from you.