Hi, everyone! this is my first time here and we are really in a fix. I hate to open on such a low note, but it is what it is.
Here in Virginia, my wife and I moved into my father-in-law's place two years ago to help care for his wife with end-stage Altzheimer's, my mother-in-law is in assisted living with Lewy Body dementia, and my mom lives by herself in Maryland without a car. My closest sibling is in Colorado, so we care for three moms. We also do the finances for my mom, my wife's mom, and ourselves. Forunately, my father-in-law is still cognitive enough (as long as he's not overwhelmed) to do his own finances.
We've been doing this 24/7 for two years now without a single break. I'm 57 and this life-pace is not helping my own health. My wife is beginning to have health issues, as well. Even in-home health (when we qualify) will only come a few times per week. We tried asking friends to help, but can't get anything consistent. Does anyone know how we can get a day off?