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Case Study Of Herbert's Options In Residential Care

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Marjorie, in her mid-70s suddenly found out her husband, Herbert has dementia. He was diagnosed in October of 2016 and by May of 2016 he was hospitalised due to a dramatic decline. The doctors told Marjorie that Herbert was not going to be released to return home, but instead released to full-time residential care. Suddenly Marjorie was faced with many challenges beyond the stress of Herbert’s health condition. Now she needs to know her options for care and how to make arrangements to place Herbert in residential care as well as be able to fund it. She also needs to be able to afford to live herself and take care of the bills that Herbert previously handled. This hit her all at once in an emotional tsunami, leaving her not only lonely,
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