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    Quote Originally Posted by cjblair View Post
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    This is such a limp dick comment. If you're sorry to say something, then don't say it. That preposition doesn't soften the blow of a controversial statement, it only makes you look like a bitch.
    controversal? He doesnt sound like a good human being. Abused the OP mother. Just because you have cancer, doesnt change what who you are. The dilemma from the OP is sole due to his fathers poor behaviour, track record and drinking problems. I am sorry for his cancer, but his living situation is his own karma.
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    Yo Kanye, ima let you finish, but 50 Cent had the best concert cancellation of all time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Power_Of_Rotary View Post
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    controversal? He doesnt sound like a good human being. Abused the OP mother. Just because you have cancer, doesnt change what who you are. The dilemma from the OP is sole due to his fathers poor behaviour, track record and drinking problems. I am sorry for his cancer, but his living situation is his own karma.
    You missed my point entirely.

    You'd be well served by removing the word "sorry" from your vocabulary, because you clearly don't know how to use it correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jabjab View Post
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    I would take him in but it's a bit complicated. I moved my aging mother into the walkout years ago and their relationship was not good when they were together so I have to consider her wants a well....
    Then convince him assisted living faculties is best for everyone as you already taking care of one of your aging parent. I assume you are the only child? You have no capacity and time, so other family members to step up.

    Ok. reading more seems like your father is trouble. Assisted living is probably the only way to go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xtrema View Post
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    Then convince him assisted living faculties is best for everyone as you already taking care of one of your aging parent. I assume you are the only child? You have no capacity and time for other family members to step up.

    Ok. reading more seems like you father is trouble. Assisted living is probably the only way to go.
    Word. People on beyond go straight to sensitive nancy without the entire thread. Sorry, but im not sorry
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    Saying sorry is pure Canadiana. It should have a Heritage Moment commercial.

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    Assisted end of life ending.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExtraSlow View Post
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    Assisted end of life ending.
    Ouch.

    While spending 6 or 7 weeks in and out of the hospital for my dad as he passed away we had a few different room mates in my dad's hospital rooms. One of them was a guy moved to comfort care to pass away. They had discussed EOL options.

    As all the family gathered around the guy he came back to life. They had to bring him back to the hospital. Imagine deciding the end of life was the solution there?

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    That made no sense, but I was pretty drunk when I wrote

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    This is so tough. Stay strong.
    Conversations like this can be intense.

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    Found a place called carewest and they come to the potential patients home to do an assessment and all they need is their Alberta health number and my dads consent.

    Well, spoke with him about how he feels going into a full time care facility and as anticipated he shut it down pretty quick. He has a nurse coming to his house 3 times a week to drain fluid from his lungs and he feels that's good enough. I couldn't reason with him but I guess I can't force him against his will.

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