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... Lets see...I read where some alzheimers people like simple, simple cooking. Like mixing stuff in a bowl, or playing with biscuit dough. Messy but busy keeping for a little while and then yall could bake and eat the very hard biscuits!!! ... (15 replies)
... You might find the Stages of Alzheimers sticky at the top of this thread interesting as it explains what behaviors are common at each stage of Alzheimer's. ... (15 replies)
... manage possible anger issues, etc. Despite all of the good intentions in the world, her own health may also suffer to the point that she may not be able to care for him full time. He may begin to have some of the other possible health effects relating to AD, like seizures. ... (15 replies)

Alzheimers spouse
Jul 10, 2011
... I haven't found any web site or board that is specifically for spouses of AD patients. It would be nice to have somewhere just for us, since we have some unique emotional issues. ... (11 replies)
Alzheimers spouse
Jul 25, 2011
... We were on some NH waiting lists although I actually knew that the lists were so long that I didn't expect a call for months. I knew that we could "pass" if his name came up, but I just wanted to be ready. ... (11 replies)
... Sundowning is absolutely a part of dementia. Dad has been sundowning for years. We would sit and watch the clock for that 4 pm hour when Dad would start his pacing and confusion. It typically last until he went to sleep. Sometimes that was early and sometimes it was morning. ... (25 replies)
Mom's car
Mar 3, 2008
... as time passes. You are fortunate that you are making these plans at the beginning of the disease, with her cooperation. Based on postings by others, many AD patients think they can cook, drive, etc. and that their caregivers are being mean or lying to them. ... (10 replies)
... you have a natural empathy and offer realistic and sound advice for those in crisis. ... (8 replies)
Aug 31, 2004
... I am new to this site. I am need of support. I am 19 years old and I am the caregiver for my grandmother who is 74 and has alzheimers. She has had it for about 6 years now and the past few months has gotten really unbareable. She is progressing very fast. She is my whole world and I hate seeing her suffer. ... (0 replies)
... both the competent and the incompetent elderly. I found mine through my local Alzheimer's Association at an elder law presentation. She has assisted me to plan for my legal needs in order to protect my husband. There is a GREAT difference, as these attorneys are certified in their specialty. ... (27 replies)
Jun 18, 2002
... t stand out as well as "I bashed my foot on the sofa" or "my friend is very sick". Forgetting things such as where you left the keys is a pretty common thing. Alzheimers patients, instead of forgetting where the keys ARE might forget what a key is FOR. They might forget the correct order in which to brush their teeth. ... (3 replies)
... We used home health care for a few years, to supplement a day care center. We kept DH home as long as it made sense. This kept him in familiar surroundings, with his usual routines. ... (39 replies)
... My 92 year old mother with Alzheimers is in an assisted living facility. ... (21 replies)
... I agree that it's a good time, and thought the idea of telling them that Medicare would pay for it is great. If she's disoriented or confused at all, extra care would be desirable. ... (7 replies)
... amounts each month for long. I don't know how people do it. ... (13 replies)
... I have visited 5 alzheimers places, 4 were not nursing homes, and one was. The nursing home I visited was like a hospital. But it had an activity room. ... (13 replies)

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