My husband is 79 and lost his vision in 2000 to macular degeneration. Of course he is very dependent on me for everything. We have recently discovered that he is in the early stages of dementia. However, the things that he's been doing would lead me to believe it is progressing quickly. His children offer no support whatsoever. He is also a binge drinker. I also have an 87 year old mother who I have supported thru three episodes of breast cancer, numerous TIA's, massive stroke, and recently a broken arm and hip. She is in assisted living after being in/out of hospitals, nursing homes, and rehab. Since I'm an only child, she puts a lot of demands on me. After all the TIA's and major stroke, she too is showing memory loss. My weeks fill up fast. I'm always in the car going to doctors or running errands. I'm trying to find a support group in my area. I need SOMEONE to talk to. I am tired and my patience is running thin. It's becoming less and less frequently that I take time for myself. I'm burned out.