My FIL was admitted to the hospital for the 4th time since Mar.09 with a stroke. Each one has gotten worse. He REFUSES to stop drinking & smoking. He refuses to spend his money on any thing but cigs and booze. FIL told the doctor he didn't "have the money" for medication. The doctor told us that WE needed to make sacrifices to help him! My BIL hit the roof! We have all tried to help him but he WILL NOT help himself. After we explained the situation and that HE is the one not doing what he should the doctor changed his tune. We have filled out paper work for him to get free medicine but he won't turn it in. We've taken him to doctor appts but then he won't go back for follow up. He lies to every one about the smallest things. He won't take the initiative to take care of himself. He would rather sit at deer camp & stay drunk all day. What are we supposed to do for him if he doesn't care about his health?
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