I know I will look back on this time and be thankful I chose to stand by my wife and look after her, but man this is hard!
The following resources will provide additional helpful information on the following topics.
Personal hygiene – Mouth care
Meals and feeding – When the appetite wanes
Gastronomical Cookbook: Eating Well, Always
A Caregivers Guide: Cooking for Palliative Care and the Family
Caregiver modules – Module 7: Recognizing symptoms and assessing comfort and care; Chapter 3 – Physical symptoms; Lack of appetite and loss of weight - What it is, what may cause it and Chapter 3 – Physical symptoms; Lack of appetite and loss of weight – What can help
Protecting your back
Caregiver module series: Module 4 – Looking after you; Lessons from the airline industry, Chapter 2: As care needs increase: Put your back into it! Safely