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... and prostate problems. He has been on medication for his heart for 11 years. He keeps falling and suffers hallucinations. ... (6 replies)
... First and foremost, he needs to see a doctor to rule out anything else, such a thyroid deficiency, Vitamin deficiencies and other things. You can't just start making such assumptions without crossing off the 'fixable' things. ... (15 replies)
... My mother has old age dementia and she went through exactly the same things as your aunt. It is like deju vu all over again and again and again. ... (6 replies)

... In our experience, it's the other way around. The brain is damaged or deteriorating and can't interpret the signals sent by the eyes. ... (4 replies)
... willed spouse is an exceedingly difficult, and thankless job. So in a lot of ways I sympathizes with your dad's plight. As long as your mom is mobile and can get to the grocery on her own, there is simply no way your dad can keep her away from her sweets. ... (5 replies)
UP and down
Sep 3, 2009
... After fighting to get Mommy dressed, she wouldn't leave me alone long enough for me to get washed and dressed myself". ... (29 replies)
Oct 27, 2006
... has complained in the past about his watery eyes! He also suffers from hearing trouble and can't smell. He also had a detached retina and operation on his eye. That was one good excuse we had for him to give up driving, his eyesight isn't good anymore. ... (141 replies)
Apr 18, 2006
... your Dad is really the first person to make such a decision, and if he is in his right mind, there is no way you alone can decide what to do about your Mom. ... (141 replies)
Jan 29, 2006
... I tell you...this is one emotional roller coaster ride I didn't want to buy a ticket for! Saturday morning, Mom summoned me to her room, and asked if I found what I had been looking for in the top drawer of her nightstand. ... (141 replies)
... My mother was already 91 when I went to live with her, and at first I thought it was all due to old age. ... (18 replies)
... my Mom had it for 8 years and I was her only caregiver for 5. ... (14 replies)
Wandering Event
Apr 9, 2008
... Sorry you and your kids had that awful scare. ... (4 replies)
... My Mom was the parade example of physical and mental activity. Yet she got dementia. ... (10 replies)
... put it down to old age, and poor eyesight, as Mom became less and less capable of doing things for herself. ... (9 replies)
... to me when I first realized my Mom had Dementia. People here with a lot of experience and common sense helped me cope with all the changes that had to be made, and above all, not to wallow in guilt when I could no longer keep my Mom with me after 5 years of caregiving. ... (14 replies)
I Need To Vent!
Jan 17, 2006
... This is what happened in our family of 2 sisters and a brother. ... (6 replies)
... Here you can talk about it, cry, rant and ask questions. ... (5 replies)
... sterious. It almost seems that she is more rational than before her accident. Or is it again being on best behavior for a while when in the company of strangers and new people? ... (27 replies)
... This message board is my only support group, since I can't go out of the house except to my job, and THAT is becoming dangerous! ... (31 replies)
Valentines Day
Feb 15, 2005
... Happy Valentine's Day to Sally and Barbara and all my other new friends on this Board. ... (2 replies)

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