Mental Health Caregiving

Throughout Lynn’s journey with MS, we have been fortunate that he has rarely had to deal with any form of mental health impairment. Having primary progressive MS, long ago, he lost his ability to move productively any of his limbs and needs assistance with bowel and bladder functions. However, his mind has always functioned well. He is excellent at Trivial Pursuit games, writes very complex science fiction/fantasy novels for a living, and has more random knowledge about almost any topic related to cooking and building than you could imagine. His MRI shows practically no impact from MS in the memory centers of the brain. All his brain networks are sparking along just great, that is, they were until suddenly in April, they weren’t anymore.

Continue reading at https://multiplesclerosis.net/caregiver/mental-health-caregiving/

This is also being posted on my new website https://sharingwithcaregivers.com

About Donna-Becoming a Family Caregiver

I am a full-time caregiver for my spouse who has primary progressive Multiple Sclerosis. I am retired after 30+ years working in the healthcare field while also being a full-time caregiver. I now oversee a mission of providing support to new caregivers on my website, https://becomingafamilycaregiver.com.
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