My wife and myself are caregivers for my mother who is a sudden and unexpected stroke victim. She now suffers from Aphasia, entering the sixth week. My wife is more the care giver and I take care more of the day to day stuff like finances and such. We both moved into the spare bedroom at her house when she came home, and have been there since. We are having some trouble with her wanting to return to independence, but she's not quite able to as of yet. She is physically able, so we are hoping that the aphasia will abate somewhat, she is showing signs of improvement, but it will be some time. We have family, but nothing close enough to be of assistance with day to day care. The tramua of the sudden loss of income, and no longer sleeping in our own home has been quite intense, but we're starting to make some inroads there as well. It will be nice to have other people to talk with who are in the same boat as us.