Mom in Rehab Ctr. Dad in Denial!
My Mom (83 yr. old) fell and broke her hip last Tuesday morning while grocery shopping. My Dad (85 yr. old) is reluctant to visit her in the Rehab Center, and is all "doom and gloom" about her prospects. The surgeon says she can probably walk again with therapy and a good attitude. I notice she is depressed and upset because my Dad seems to have "written her off." Shall I attempt to get a psychriatic evaluation for her? Get her some anti-depresants? What have others done when this has happened??