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Newbie
Jun 13, 2014
... I'm new to the boards. My mom has dementia and has been on aricept and namenda for over 8 years. She has been sundowning for the past year, getting very agitated and talking to people who have been dead over fifty years. ... (1 replies)
My mom
Jun 13, 2014
... I totally agree that this is one of the hardest things I have ever had to deal with... twice... three times.... with my grandmother, my Dad, and them my Mom. What we truly wish is that they didn't have this disease which has no cure and no effective treatment. We are helpless to truly help them. ... (3 replies)
My mom
Jun 12, 2014
... mom. Yet I do understand all you are saying here. Believe me, yours is not the only dysfunctional family around. Untangling a lifetime of mess complicated by dementia is not easy. But it can be done. ... (3 replies)

... Is there a difference between Alz and dementia? ... (3 replies)
... Joann: I can understand her going to the kids I think. I suspect she's asking the kids because she'd thinking she really should know the answer and doesn't want you to know she doesn't know. More than being afraid it's probably trying to protect a bit of her pride. Maybe not. That's part of what's so frustrating with this stuff. I'm trying to learn to stop trying... (13 replies)
... My husbands grandmother has dementia and lives with us. ... (13 replies)
... Karon, my dh was first diagnosed with Alzheimers, and he was on Aricept and Namendan--once it was determined that he has Frontemporal dementia, Mayo Clinic took him off both drugs. Said they could actually harm him. So my limited knowledge is that it is only for Alzheimers (13 replies)
... He cruised along and then took a downward turn in cognition when he had a cardiovascular event. Unlike Mom's Alzheimer's which was a constant decline. ... (13 replies)
... we stand back and wonder. He did not just get dementia when he was diagnosed... it has been present in a very mild for for years. It just got bad enough that a decision was made to find out what was going on. ... (21 replies)
... I am new to this board so I wanted to tell you a bit about us. My husband is 74 and I am 71, married 48 years, 2 adult children. ... (21 replies)
... My FIL did try to get vitamin for his memory loss. He wanted to try Q10 and some vitamins which he ordered by phone but never finished taking. He thought he knew more about it as a former doctor in his home country. ... (23 replies)
... I'll be brief. I am my 89 year old mom's caregiver. Mom's had dementia for a number of years now taking Namenda and Aricept. Recently she's lost weight and the heart doctor changed some meds. I asked her GP if we could take mom off the dementia meds as she was too far gone for them to help. ... (1 replies)
... home. Also the other alternative is find a place such as a memory unit so the living condition is more neutrail although you still need to worry about her stuff and being in the home. In the home, your aunt can also go there to care about her and talk to the directors of the home. ... (3 replies)
... Hello I am new to the board and filled with questions. My Grandma has been living with my family for about a month now. She was living by herself in NY and was then visited by a social worker after being sent to the ER for UTI. He deemed her unable to live alone, she is a danger to herself and others. ... (3 replies)
... erience I am not a fan of either Xanax or Ativan. Addictive properties are only one reason. I saw very little help with Mom or Dad's anxiety on this medication and because of the short life, the roller coaster effect was worse than having nothing. ... (36 replies)
... Himmy... don't try to second guess or fear the worst. You need to just wait and see what he finds. It could be anything and most likely not anything horrible. ... (20 replies)
... I'm going to call him, but I'm curious about this now. I read online that the medications for Alzheimer's do not work for MID. My mother has been on aricept and namenda for a number of years now. I know you can have both Alzheimer's and MID, but can you diagnose Alz prior to death now? ... (1 replies)
Aricept new 23mg
Nov 29, 2010
... Yes, what I said is true. If you find the charts from the original studies you will see a slight change in the decline for the first few months and then it follows the decline of those on the placebo. It makes no claim to cure or improve cognition... it only claims to "slow the decline". ... (3 replies)
... What you described is very much the same experience I had with my Mom. We started noticing depression and medication was prescribed. But that did not change anything. The symptoms continued. ... (1 replies)
... This is just my opinion and information that I have gained over the years concerning these medication. ... (1 replies)


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