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Dementia
Mar 24, 2018
... It's easy to look up 'signs of dementia' and get loads of information. Be careful about mistaking simple forgetfulness for dementia. (1 replies)
Dementia
Mar 24, 2018
... What are some signs to look for , If, you think someone has dementia ? ... (1 replies)
... be discouraged. You were just trying to be proactive. Most doctors believe people only go to a doctor because there is a problem for them to diagnose, so mention dementia and doctors will jump on it. They only know what they are told. It is just normal human nature. ... (14 replies)

... Dear Janet02, YES, do get other opinions! You can fight this. Go to a regular, but older more experienced doctor OUTSIDE of that medial group. Medical groups always support each other's opinions. Don't settle for that. There needs to be cognitive tests, perhaps a brain scan. Don't let your dad be railroaded. Your father may have a vision problem rather than a... (14 replies)
Not sure?
Mar 19, 2018
... Tks,for reply.My,mom had dementia.She,lived with us,so I know some of signs.I,wanted to take him to DR. last month,when called our dogs,name wrong. He,wouldnt let me take him. We,all play cards everyday.He,play game great.so,I will just have to keep an eye out.As,you said. take care (2 replies)
Not sure?
Mar 19, 2018
... it doesnt automatically mean that we have dementia but at his age, it is possible. ... (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)


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