4 posts tagged with grandparents by desjardins.
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Interacting with someone who has Alzheimer's and depression

I'm visiting my grandfather for the weekend at his nursing home and I'm frequently at a loss for what to say and do with him. He's always been a quiet, stoic guy, but compounding that is the fact that he has Alzheimer's, major depression, and he lost his wife (my grandmother) six weeks ago. If I ask him what he'd like to do or where he'd want to go, he has no idea. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Sep 13, 2013 - 24 answers

How do I research assisted living facilities?

How do I go about researching specific assisted living facilities in Florida? My grandparents are considering two of them and want me to find out if they've had any complaints, lawsuits, regulatory violations, etc. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Mar 1, 2011 - 4 answers

Surviving the weekend with my cranky right-wing grandparents.

My elderly grandparents live 45 minutes south of Orlando. My husband and I are visiting them next weekend. What do we do while we're there to minimize drama and maybe have a bit of fun? [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Jul 7, 2009 - 23 answers

What software do I need to troubleshoot Grandma's PC?

I'm going to visit my grandparents, who want me to look at their slow-running PC. What software should I bring with me? [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Mar 13, 2007 - 23 answers

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