Apr 06, 2016 - 08:26 AM
Maybe regularly scheduled visits, assuming you already don't do this, would be helpful for her. Also "insisting" on a part-time caregiver or a "help alert" device could help. You may also find a check-in service to be helpful.
Apr 12, 2016 - 08:09 AM
If your mother-in-law’s demands represent a change in her behavior – and if she has experienced several falls – she may require an evaluation from a social worker/case worker/physician to determine whether she is safe to continue living home alone without assistance. Her behavior toward your husband, if a change from how she used to relate to him, may indicate a decline in cognitive status or the onset of a disease process.