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Hello, new here
Mar 1, 2014
... As you know confabulations do happen. If Mom doesn't understand your question you will get a yes or no which means nothing. Depending on her to tell you what is going on is a wish. Seeing is believing! I know several that have used camera successfully and gained peace of mind knowing what is happening. ... (13 replies)
Hello, new here
Mar 1, 2014
... I didn't realize that the Aricept was only buying her a few months. Is that best case scenario? ... (13 replies)
Hello, new here
Mar 1, 2014
... s. She was functioning on her long term memory and in her new place she doesn't have that to help her. There is also the stress of any move that can throw them off as well. Stress is not a friend of Alzheimer's. It is more difficult to think when you are stressed, and the same is true for them. ... (13 replies)

Hello, new here
Mar 1, 2014
... Thanks very much for your long and thoughtful response! I have done a LOT of researching and am going to be attending my first support group next week. ... (13 replies)
... but once she was off both of them she behaved more like her normal self, "normal' but with ever decreasing memory. ... (15 replies)
... stance and homecare was pretty easy to set up in a pinch. I think ultimately my dad will go back into a NH, but someplace that is a better fit. The doc took him off the Aricept and already he is settling down. ... (22 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone can provide some good advice about what to expect if someone is taken off Aricept for Dimentia. ... (5 replies)
Aricept and Nameda
Mar 27, 2009
... post Diane and I was agreeing with you. It comes down to quality vs quantity of life. Actually, in part, it was being here during your experience with your Mom going off the meds that helped me understand the possibilities. I thank you for sharing that time in your Mom's struggle. ... (12 replies)
... she kept saying she could hear someone upstairs and would go up there to investigate. Since her fall today we are putting a child gate across the stairs. No more going upstairs for her. ... (28 replies)
... Hi, I am new here,just looking for some support. I am so sad,my mom was diagnosed about a year ago. She has been going down hill ever since,today being the worse day. Yesterday my dad had to take her to the emergency room for stomach pain. ... (28 replies)
... We've discussed going back on the meds. ... (28 replies)
... A few years ago we were on vacation, and DH forgot his Aricept. I was panicked, thinking that he was going to immediately get a lot worse. ... (28 replies)
... So they are taking my mom off the aricept. Odly it took 3 months for it to even start working yet it has only taken a few days for her to start slipping again. ... (28 replies)
... therapeutic dose. If he's on 20, he's going to wack out. You should make sure it's 10MG if not, go to another doctor! Pronto..if someone is prescribing 20mg they are a Quack... ... (11 replies)
Stopping Aricept
Sep 16, 2012
... atric psychiatrist. They start these medications slowly in order to determine the side effects and effectiveness. Starting slowly lets you know if a patient is going to have an adverse side effect and they can be stopped. When the patient has been on a medication for a long time this is not an issue. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you all for all of your support. It helps so much to hear from people who know exactly what you're going through. ... (13 replies)
... figure out that he had an abscessed tooth!! I reached up to rub his newly shaven face and as I was telling him he did a good job I felt the knot of infection. Off to the dentist, some antibiotics taken, and an extraction..... and Dad was happy again. He never ONCE said... my tooth hurts. ... (16 replies)
... Prey, and PS, off the the gym and then getting my nails done, and not going to feel guilty about it........ ... (16 replies)
Aricept new 23mg
Nov 29, 2010
... My Dad was on Aricept and Namenda for years. He was actually misdiagnosed until the last few years. We were told he had Alzheimer's but in reality he had Vascular Dementia. ... (3 replies)
Aricept new 23mg
Nov 29, 2010
... Is this really true? I've recently tried reading up a lot about Aricept, as my mother has been on it and Namenda for about 6 years now. Is it for nothing? She's in stage 6 now. (3 replies)


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