She is also anxious and depressed, and the meds aren't helping yet. I can't leave her alone, either. When I ask what the fear is, she says that "something bad is going to happen". As for leaving her alone to get groceries or just a break, she's terrified to be left alone. We tried a Sr Companion, but Mom was very uncomfortable with her and doesn't want to continue. My sibs are very little help, as most of them are out of state, or always "busy". I just went through 7 weeks of daily radiation treatments for breast cancer and she came with me every day. She is legally blind and says that each day it gets a little worse. My 2 sisters are coming for 5 days in July, and I can't even begin to figure out what I might do to take advantage of the free time. I want to get away completely, but it's too expensive. I'm depressed and anxious myself, sole caregiver for almost 9 years, not ready to give up yet, but something's got to give. Any advice?