Posts in Health Issues
Am I abandoning my responsibilities if I put my mom with Alzheimer's disease into a facility?

In this episode, Dr. Betters answers the question, "I am 62 years old and last year my husband and I decided it was time to move my mother into our home to care for her. You see, she has alzheimer’s disease and really started declining quickly…I’m starting to think we might need to look into a facility to put her in but is that abandoning my responsibilities, abandoning my mom? Am I being selfish?"

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It is ever okay to give-up on living and go home to Heaven?

In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "I am 75 years old and my health has slowly been deteriorating over the past 5 years. Recently, my health has gotten much worse and it is unlikely I will ever have a decent quality of life again. I am in constant pain and I need assistance to do even the simplest things. When is it okay to “give up” and go home? I know suicide is wrong, but is it wrong to just stop fighting to live when you’ve lived a full life."

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