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Old January 21st, 2014, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Moiraine View Post
Exactly, momofmeg. He was responsible with her. The other guy took his wife and dumped her off and did what he wanted to. I was my dad's caretaker for his last 14 or 15 months of his life. Unless he was in bed I pretty much had to be where he could see me at all times or he'd freak out. That man was going on a cruise for himself and not for her.
I could not live with myself if I had treated my husband or parent that way.

However, he could have been in denial. My mom sure was about my dad. No excuse though as that is when adult children step in and do what is necessary. His children were negligent too as they knew their mother had dementia.
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