Hi, all -
I'm having a bit of a family crisis involving my dad, and I'm having to deal with it long-distance. It's time for him to move into a facility, and he's fighting it like somebody's suggesting he be buried alive. He has rapidly increasing dementia and some other mental health issues, so we can't put this off any longer.
Last week he plowed into a car stopped for a light (luckily nobody was seriously hurt). As a result of his accident, he's landed himself in the Serenity Unit at St. Mary's Hospital for the second time in the past 30 days. I'm beginning to feel the strain as this whole ordeal is exhausting and has been going on for over a month.
If it were just dementia, I think we'd be okay, but there are bigger issues. I've always suspected he was mentally unstable, and the doctors believe he has some schizophrenic-related disorder(s) that are making nursing home placement nigh on to impossible. Mental health facilities are also loathe to take eldery patients because they come with so many physical health issues, so this whole situation is incredibly complex and difficult.
In the meantime, he's unbearable to deal with. He's got paranoia and delusions that bring out his worst side. He's convinced the local police tampered with his brakes so he would have a wreck. (You don't want to know why he thinks this - trust me.)
So thank you all for your patience and prayers. It's all appreciated. I'll have the June CCC reveal posted on Thursday.
Thanks for stopping and have a blessed day.