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Sep 3, 2015
... My mother just passed on from several years of dementia and parkinson's. I feel that I may lose it. I suffer from BP disorder and take several medication's. ... (1 replies)
... Be sure to inform your pharmacist that your Mom has Dementia and ask for an alternative. Mom used Trazadone effectively and it does not carry the black box warning. ... (1 replies)
... mom started on 10 mg of zyprexa twice a day for dementia she was very aggressive and delusional. ... (1 replies)

... This is probably due to his dementia. I'm not sure what his intentions are but at that age.. it might be safe to assume the better of him? It doesn't really matter, all your dad requires is patience, love and understanding. (5 replies)
... Do you know what type of Dementia her husband has. Has he been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, Vascular Dementia, Frontal Temporal, or Lewey Body? ... (2 replies)
... That is how it happens... with no real warning! It is so in the moment. I thought perhaps he was confusing her with somebody else. I will never forget the day Dad and I were sitting in the swing in the back yard. He ask if I thought "that lady over there" would have sex with him. After I got my jaw up off the ground I assured him that she probably would since that was his... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the reply: I know it's the dementia and changes in the brain: it's just happening quickly and difficult for my mom. I appreciate your honesty. He doesn't confuse mom with anyone else: the other woman has no history with Dad, so it's all fun with her- something new. I'll be there for 2 weeks next month- can see firsthand how it all is going. (5 replies)
... It is something that happens many times. If you understand the nature of some dementia you can understand how this would happen. ... (5 replies)
... I do understand your frustration. Lack of dementia training is probably my number one complaint about many facilities. ... (5 replies)
... ity and does not have his own toilet area. Have to say I don't like the person I have become trying to convince management, who has no practical experience with dementia and you have no idea until you have lived with it, how important continuity and activity is. Too many people sitting in chairs all day. Losing battle!!! ... (5 replies)
... m a 35 years old man, at my 30 i was diagnosed with HIV dementia phase 4, this kind of dementia is alzhemer like, but instead of own toxic proteins messing the brain, are HIV toxic protein whose make the damage. ... (0 replies)
... and the sudden worsening of the symptoms, I suspect he may have Vascular Dementia. But your statement still stands no matter which Dementia he has... " is time to really face the facts and start moving toward keeping him safe." Will help any way I can... ... (3 replies)
... demiscared... This is frustrating for you and for me. First, if your husband only scored 18/30 on his test then he does have significant cognitive decline which impacts his daily life.... and this is the definition of Dementia. This is supported by the symptoms that you have described. Beyond this, Namenda is specifically prescribed for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's. ... (3 replies)
... My husband is 74. He still works and tries to stay active. He has had several strokes in the past few years but always bounces back very quickly. Lately he started falling and blaming it on something tripping him, his driving was not normal. He is always a very safe driver. We have almost been in several accidents and one day he didn't make a curve and we went through the... (3 replies)
... but wanted his car keys. Mom had to have her cards and statements more than cash. Each is different. As I am fond of saying... if you have met one person with dementia then you have meet one person with dementia. ... (7 replies)
Dementia onset?
Apr 5, 2015
... If he failed the clock test then you know basically what you need to know... he has some type of dementia and needs assistance, especially if he is trying to care for your mother in law and himself. ... (1 replies)
Lewy Body Dementia
Mar 20, 2015
... It is hard to tell from what you have said but one thing did strike me. There are medications that those with Lewy Body do not react to well. Is he on any new medications? In particular Benzodiazepines, tranquilizers like diazepam and lorazepam which is Xanax or Ativan, Anticholinergics (antispasmodics), such as oxybutynin and glycopyrrolate, older antidepressants, certain... (1 replies)
Lewy Body Dementia
Mar 20, 2015
... I'm looking for any support with this particular illness. My Dad was just diagnosed last week but everyone, other than my mom, suspected some kind of dementia. My Dad is 76 years old. I've noticed a decline in his health over the past five years--both physically and mentally. However, up until this point, he's been perfectly competent. He was driving and walking around,... (1 replies)
... What your mother had and what my father 78 is currently going through at the moment sounds identical. We are worried we may loose him. My father wad diagnosed with congestive heart failure and that wad causing all the low sodium problems and memory confusion (we also thought he had mild dementia).Was your mother tested for heart problems?? Glad to hear your mom made it... (8 replies)
... ry two to three months now they are happening every other week and recently twice in one week.... I am worried. I have previously lived in caring for a lady with dementia and spent the most horrific and stressful year of my life with her.... ... (0 replies)

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