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... passed away. He had taken early retirement and moved in with her in the house my Grandfather built her when they married in 1929. ... (7 replies)
... am and I am up with an aching knee. ... (20 replies)
... Your story sounds much like mine. Dad was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia and Mom was his caregiver. She kept it together for a LONG time. By the time we realized there was something wrong with Mom she was well into her ALZ. ... (20 replies)

Mom has Alzheimers
Sep 29, 2007
... Thank you Angel!!! One thing I love about this forum is there are those that has been where I have to go and have wise words to share. I am only through one more phase of this journey with Mom and Dad and know you will all be helpful in the future. ... (10 replies)
... he is currently taking. Statin drugs, for example, have been known to cause confusion, weakness, etc. My FIL, who has dementia from several small strokes, was falling all the time at his nursing home. It was a combination of drugs that caused his unsteadiness. ... (6 replies)
... Dehydration can cause a drop in blood pressure and lead to falls. Good luck. ... (3 replies)
... My dad was diagnosed with Alzheimers 10 yrs ago, and he was in stage 1. He is now 84 as of Dec. 2012. He is in stage 7A from what I can gather. ... (3 replies)
... My Dad had about the same results as you in blood tests and was advised to lose about 15 lbs. He lost 20 and his test results improved quite a bit. ... (10 replies)
... I got the results of my blood test today. My B12 was really low and sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides were high. The doctor told me I have to get B12 shots every week for two months. I don't have the exact numbers yet or why it is low. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you so much for your kind words. Yes, I remember her smiling face and how very sweet she was during her dementia years. ... (13 replies)
... Bear, your Mom is very likely to throw more than one fit before this is all said and done. I have watched my Mom throw more than a lifetimes worth of good old southern hissy fits in the last few years. ... (5 replies)
... In our family there are two daughters and one son. My brother has disproved the theory that men do not understand or do not want to take repsonsibilty over and over again. In our case it was the oldest sister who denied, refused to believe, helped very little, and hardly ever visits Mom. ... (16 replies)
Can someone help?
Sep 29, 2007
... Debbie, I feel your pain. My mother in law has alzheimers and it got to the point that she could not be left alone for fear of setting the house on fire or falling down the steep steps to her basement. We were the closest ones of all her children so she was our baby. ... (18 replies)
... parents. I am an only child, well I didn't start out that way. I had a brother who was killed when I was 7, he was 23, mom suffered a stroke the night they came and told her of the accident. She would have been 41 at the time she is now 76. ... (7 replies)
... Then he started the falling and it was partially because of his low blood pressure. But, whatever it is, or whatever is causing the dizziness, the meclizine is helping for now! ... (10 replies)
... Now that Mom is dizzy and falling, any idea about a trailer is totally out of the question. I'm afraid to let her out of my sight now. ... (11 replies)
... am coughing my head off. Couldn't go back to sleep. Turned the tv on and watched Dr. Phil. After Dr. ... (26 replies)
... I have epilepsy, and my husband and I have made it pretty well known around our house. ... (11 replies)
... Aricept had to be discontinued on my husband. It was determined that it stimulated his brain just enough to make him more difficult to handle. It isn't for everyone. Mary Ann (8 replies)
... My mom's side effects to Aricept were psychosis, a total loss of language comprehension, and a falling to a whole new level of dementia. ... (8 replies)

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