Ok, ladies. My mom is 55 years old. In the past year and a half, she has had problems with her heart, lungs and kidneys. In December she had several procedures done to her heart. She had some complications to deal with and went home. A month later, her chest got infected and she went down hill from there. We seriously thought she was going to die. Now she is home, after more than 6 months in hospitals and rehab facitilities. She has been home a little more than a month and her heart rate is up to 138 again. She is having trouble breathing and has gained a lot of weight from fluid build up. She is exhibiting signs of heart failure and does not care. My dad and I have tried telling her this but she will not hear of it. I know she can live for a long time, but I am afraid that one morning I am going to wake up and she will be dead. What can I do to prepare myself for this moment? Thanks.
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