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... Hi Kate222, I have been through this twice. Once with my father, once with my stepfather who was like a dad to me. Its HORRIBLE. How do you deal with it? By knowing that A. you have to take care of yourself...and being physically attacked and verbally berated day in and day out is NOT good for you and B. you need to keep your loved one safe. Some facilities are nicer... (1 replies)
... I have had my mom living with me for the last 7 months, she has been declining quickly over that time. I take care of my year old grandson and my mom wants all my time. She has gotten physical with me. I can't deal with that while taking care of a toddler. My question is, how do you get past feeling guilty and selfish about putting her somewhere? Please if you've been through... (1 replies)
... Each state has different rules about pulling someone's license. In my state a physician has to do it. My father was 80 and was going through the exact same thing. We later found out he had a brain tumor which was presenting like dementia, but wasnt. It wasnt until he wound up in the hospital that I was able to get a doctor to revoke his driving privledges. You need to talk... (2 replies)

... If you have to report him, it will be for his own safety and the safety of other drivers on the road. If you know he's going out driving drunk, call the police and tell them what the situation is. Tell them he is exhibiting signs of dementia. Hopefully, they will take his license away before he causes a fatality on the road. (2 replies)
... There are many sources available online concerning Alzheimer's disease and dementia in the elderly. You will find many helpful tips that will help you to help your dad. ... (2 replies)
... The quick answer is perhaps. That type of "confabulation" is typical of dementia type behaviors. He may not remember all that was said and may not have processed what was said correctly. His brain came up with a story that was possible. ... (1 replies)
... hearing things that weren't said. It hasn't happened in other areas like business or personal. Can this be the dementia or is he really hearing these things? ... (1 replies)
... Mar1209, I don't know if this is relevant or not, there are so many different types of dementia from different causes. ... (11 replies)
... Yes, you will get a lot of different responses and suggestions. My best advice is to grab what fits your situation, adapt what you can, and leave the rest. Each situation is different. What worked for me may not work for you. You may be able to adapt some suggestions to your situation and not others. There is not a one size fits all solution. I found this true in my own... (11 replies)
... I'm so sorry for your husband's diagnosis. We are here for my MIL who was diagnosed with dementia/Alzheimer's Disease. I don't have advice, but just wanted to give you a hug of support; there are wonderful people who post on this board, who I am sure will have suggestions/resources and just knowledge to help you through this because it is tough going. Hugs, Ruth (11 replies)
... My husband is 53 and has early onset dementia I am 50 years old and then married for 32 years it pains me to see my husband go through this I'm not sure how to deal with everything that comes my way and I'm looking for any advice I could get please help (11 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)
... 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)
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)
... Hello. Wonder if anyone has gone through a similar situation and can offer any advice. My mother is 78 yrs. young, with dementia/alzheimerís that came on so rapidly just in the last 1-2 months (awaiting referral to neurologist from her HMO). Some of her symptoms: accusing others of stealing, thinks she met certain people when she didnít, thinking she had conversations with... (0 replies)


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