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elehhhhna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-10 02:45 PM
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  -For the first time in my life I have to be responsible bamademo  Apr-21-10 09:33 PM   #0 
  - My mother went through this, although for less than 3 years.  LiberalAndProud   Apr-21-10 09:35 PM   #1 
  - My condelences and it is just hard.  uppityperson   Apr-21-10 09:41 PM   #2 
  - Unless the new Medicaid system changes, they can go back 3 years...  bamademo   Apr-21-10 09:50 PM   #3 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-21-10 09:56 PM   #4 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-21-10 10:10 PM   #7 
     - I guess it IS time for some responsibility if you've been 30 years  virgogal   Apr-21-10 10:44 PM   #19 
     - + 1,000,000  elehhhhna   Apr-23-10 02:45 PM   #67 
     - Bushies changed that  EC   Apr-21-10 11:18 PM   #23 
     - Wow, the compassion.  WorseBeforeBetter   Apr-22-10 01:31 AM   #26 
     - "I'm selfish but I've lived a relativety carefree lifestyle since the 70's"  superduperfarleft   Apr-22-10 11:35 AM   #38 
     - Not to sound ugly, but you sound beyond selfish.  Shell Beau   Apr-22-10 07:46 PM   #43 
     - In other words...  GTurck   Apr-23-10 08:32 AM   #62 
  - Yep, in fact yesterday was the fifth anniversary  pipi_k   Apr-21-10 09:56 PM   #5 
  - After 12 years of caretaking, my immune system tanked  EFerrari   Apr-21-10 10:00 PM   #6 
  - I went through the same thing 8 years ago  safeinOhio   Apr-21-10 10:16 PM   #8 
  - Do what's best for your mom. This may mean  TwilightGardener   Apr-21-10 10:19 PM   #9 
  - Very well said n/t  my2sense   Apr-21-10 10:21 PM   #11 
  - That's what I did with Dad.  emilyg   Apr-21-10 10:32 PM   #14 
     - It's what my parents ultimately did with one of my grandparents--  TwilightGardener   Apr-21-10 10:43 PM   #18 
        - I tried keeping Dad at  emilyg   Apr-21-10 10:56 PM   #20 
  - Fnd time for yourself, and somebody to help you  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-21-10 10:20 PM   #10 
  - I'm going through it now.  TheOther95Percent   Apr-21-10 10:22 PM   #12 
  - Sounds like you have some decisions to make  Wickerman   Apr-21-10 10:25 PM   #13 
  - I can confirm what everyone else said about caregiving  BuelahWitch   Apr-21-10 10:37 PM   #15 
  - They look back 5 years in MA for Medicaid.  virgogal   Apr-21-10 10:40 PM   #16 
  - Think about your mother and not ANYTHING ELSE.  AnArmyVeteran   Apr-21-10 10:41 PM   #17 
  - Wow, powerful. I have just fallen in love with your essence. Again, wow. n/t  arthritisR_US   Apr-22-10 11:31 AM   #36 
  - Are you my cousin?  JuniperLea   Apr-22-10 07:48 PM   #45 
  - The price you pay  KT2000   Apr-21-10 11:05 PM   #21 
  - It's not the money, it's the quality of care... and nursing homes can be REALLY BAD.  demodonkey   Apr-21-10 11:08 PM   #22 
  - Are you serious?  ZenKitty   Apr-22-10 12:00 AM   #24 
  - i am thinking too. god forbid that a little reciprocal care taking is happening here.  seabeyond   Apr-22-10 07:10 AM   #31 
  - Sorry about your mom...  JuniperLea   Apr-22-10 07:44 PM   #41 
     - taking care of..... what is the best for her.  seabeyond   Apr-22-10 08:11 PM   #50 
  - Thank you  Tansy_Gold   Apr-22-10 11:03 AM   #34 
  - What is more  Berserker   Apr-22-10 12:24 AM   #25 
  - Um, it's not your inheritance; it's your mother's property.  Book Lover   Apr-22-10 01:51 AM   #27 
  - I agree, what I posted was too tactful... I believe yours is the most honest. thank you...  AnArmyVeteran   Apr-22-10 02:23 AM   #28 
  - Thanks  Book Lover   Apr-22-10 02:39 AM   #29 
  - you were both right on point, imho :-) n/t  arthritisR_US   Apr-22-10 11:33 AM   #37 
  - more to the point, with the admitted selfishness, i am concerned mom being in this mans care. nt  seabeyond   Apr-22-10 07:12 AM   #32 
  - Yeah, to be thinking of cashing in at a time when he should be thinking of is mom is selfish...  AnArmyVeteran   Apr-22-10 07:33 PM   #40 
  - Seriously, the OP sounds all of six years old. n/t  superduperfarleft   Apr-22-10 11:36 AM   #39 
  - +100  Shell Beau   Apr-22-10 07:49 PM   #47 
  - This is actually an improvement on the first thread the OP  kiva   Apr-22-10 07:54 PM   #48 
     - How sad that you are correct  Book Lover   Apr-22-10 08:38 PM   #53 
  - I have a neighbor who bought the 4 acre lot across from us, and  Obamanaut   Apr-22-10 06:02 AM   #30 
  - I took care of my FIL for 12 years in my house.. Bama ain't coming after you for medicaid  NotThisTime   Apr-22-10 07:59 AM   #33 
  - Do what's best for your mom  Hello_Kitty   Apr-22-10 11:24 AM   #35 
  - I am at a loss for words. Maybe you just didn't phrase your OP the way you wanted to.  KittyWampus   Apr-22-10 07:46 PM   #42 
  - That is exactly how it comes off to me as well.  Shell Beau   Apr-22-10 07:48 PM   #46 
  - yeah, make sure you have alarms on doors so she doesn't wander away without you knowing  Liberal_in_LA   Apr-22-10 07:48 PM   #44 
  - The more I think of this post, the more pissed off it makes me.  Shell Beau   Apr-22-10 08:08 PM   #49 
  - It's your mom's money, not yours.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Apr-22-10 08:17 PM   #51 
  - Although I can understand  Habibi   Apr-22-10 08:26 PM   #52 
  - You who think it's OK to hand mom's $ to a nursing home are NUTS. Single payer would end this!  Yellow Horse   Apr-23-10 02:35 AM   #54 
  - I don't disagree with you  Habibi   Apr-23-10 04:06 AM   #55 
  - It SHOULD work that way. But right now, it doesn't.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Apr-23-10 07:24 AM   #56 
  - We don't have single payer, we're not even close to single payer, and the current reality is that  Gormy Cuss   Apr-23-10 06:47 PM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-23-10 07:47 AM   #57 
  - Excuse me?  greenbird   Apr-23-10 07:54 AM   #58 
  - Alabama... I thought the same thing when I saw that..  walldude   Apr-23-10 02:56 PM   #68 
  - You're so freaked out?  proudohioan   Apr-23-10 08:01 AM   #59 
  - In the Islamic culture, this type of complaint is considered in the poorest of possible taste.  IdaBriggs   Apr-23-10 08:14 AM   #60 
  - go to an attorney and get a trust set up  cap   Apr-23-10 08:14 AM   #61 
  - Oh grow up.  Dappleganger   Apr-23-10 08:33 AM   #63 
  - I have some advice (my mother just died after years of taking care of her)  lunatica   Apr-23-10 08:33 AM   #64 
  - Which is the higher priority, her care or you getting her assets?  Gormy Cuss   Apr-23-10 01:51 PM   #65 
  - I have not been through that for an inheritance,  LWolf   Apr-23-10 02:37 PM   #66 
  - How old are you?  walldude   Apr-23-10 03:01 PM   #69 
 

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