she is incontinent both ways she cannot walk at all,she cannot stand in one place. she has very slow progressing dementia.sits on a couch all day and watches tv.she feeds herself as long as one prepares the food for her,sleeps very well without too many problems. she is approaching 80 years of age. she had a shunt installed 8 years ago and started to fail after 6 years.the shunt worked well for the 6 years. the neurological surgeon,the neurologist and the psych-neurologist all say that nothing can be done i have had her in a rehab and also many physical therapists.no help at all.i have help at home that come in every day and my life is a hell. is there anyone in this world that can ease my pain? the surgeon says that her brain ventricles are inoperable & are slowly running out of insurance coverage and money.