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... This is what I observed during the last few days/weeks of my wife's passing last month. I had visited her every day for 6-7 hours for the last two years in a NH, fed her, talked to her, held her hands, caressed her forehead, kept a daily log (vitals, BM's, medications. etc.) and also watched other residents deteriorate and die from this condition. None, some or all of these... (40 replies)
... When my Mom was home and would sit at the table to eat I did see her at times eating with her eyes closed. This mostly always happened at dinner time meal. ... (8 replies)
... We also found that mother would sit at the table and eat with her eyes closed. Sister thought she was doing it to be stubborn. ... (8 replies)

... Yesterday when I went to check on mom she had her eyes open,looked straight at me and said "I love you darling" and gave me a big kiss. This after being almost comatose before this. ... (11 replies)
... Deb my mom has vascular dementia and keeps her eyes closed over half of the time. She will be 91 in October and was in AL for a year and 4 months and now in the NH since last September. ... (189 replies)
... you love him and when he does pass you will feel his spirit being lifted and he will close his eyes... When she was almost taking her last breath she opened her eyes as to say to us this is it kids i'm going and she looked at us all and then closed her eyes.... ... (40 replies)
... She was in the dementia disease for 15 years. She lost the ability to write 7 years and a year later lost the ability to talk in whole sentences or even utter understandable words. ... (40 replies)
... i guess i would like to close my eyes when things go wrong and keep them closed for a long time. thanks everyone. ... (8 replies)
... She closed her eyes real tight and moved her head back and forth and said in a sing song manner.." I can't see you". ... (8 replies)
... up and all i found was that it could be mini strokes. also, my mother is falling asleep more now during the day. the nurse today fed her lunch while my mothers eyes were closed almost asleep. i was totally shocked at this. i kept trying to wake up my mother, but she wouldnt wake up. ... (8 replies)
... My Grandma did this in the end. She had lost the ability to swallow, process sounds, she couldn't see or I guess understand what she was seeing so she kept her eyes closed. The only time she spoke was to cry for her Mom. She was very healthy physically. This last stage for Gram only lasted a few weeks. ... (24 replies)
... rehab event and she is at a level similiar to your mom's where she doe not eat. She only sits in her recliner with her eyes closed and moaning. I thought she was in pain when I first heard the groaning, but have come to realize that is what she does now. ... (12 replies)
... need for in home health care and have it paid through medicare at least for a while. Also check out Hospice. If your Dad has a medical condition along with his dementia they may provide some care. Contact your local home health care agency and see what they charge. It is different in different areas. ... (25 replies)
... Hi, I would sure appreciate some info on what we should expect in the near/distant future for our Mom. Mom's doctor has told us that she has end stages dementia. She is currently in a Assisted Living Home. She sleeps most of the day and night (falls asleep at the table/eyes closed) and has (in the last 2 weeks) stopped wanting to eat. The caregivers are trying to feed... (6 replies)
Door alarms
Dec 9, 2014
... tion, if the door she looks out of has an outside screen or storm door, you can put a latch of some kind high up on the door near the top of the door. Most with dementia will not look beyond the normal door knob. If there is a latch at the top of the door it will usually keep them from opening the door. ... (1 replies)
... In a way, a dementia unit may provide activities and friends and etc. However, in the end, sometimes the resident doesn't want it anymore. I admit an NH has its plus. ... (12 replies)
... Sometimes the person may reject the activities. My late FIL was kind of antisocial except for work, so he tended to close his eyes right in the activity room and due to his old age, he slept it through for real! ... (2 replies)
... The whole time she was in the hospital she only opened her eyes a little bit. ... (9 replies)
May 26, 2005
... Martha, I have to believe my own eyes that surgery and certain meds in certain patients does cause dementia. But the medical industry no longer admits to it. ... (22 replies)
... g mistake. After that mom began spitting up brown fluids. I think feeding her hurt her more than it did any good. My mother never opened her beautiful green eyes since July 27th. We had the hospital pastor come and pray with us. He talked to my mother and she opened her eyes and looked right into his eyes. ... (17 replies)

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