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... I am with Deb, your Mom should go to a memory unit. I don't know what kind of facility your Mom is in, but some facility has AL, memory unit, and NH or skilled care. My father-in-law is in stage 6/7 Alzheimers. He started with residential care (this is a facility for memory impaired only) and he may go to NH wing (this is a locked unit too) next year but not now. The reason... (17 replies)
... have a different perspective. I've concluded that everyone was talking to each other openly to understand exactly what is going on, in order to obtain the exact level of care needed. They've seen it all before, and can predict the next stage much better than we can. ... (17 replies)
... His illness progresses steadily. It will appear to be level for a few weeks, and then suddenly he will have a large drop off and more skills or words are gone. DH still has some speech, but sometimes it's gibberish. ... (10 replies)

Alzheimers Stages
Apr 24, 2007
... In reading the 7 stages of alzheimers, in general how quickly do these stages progress? ... (6 replies)
... days. I can understand one caregiver for an elderly patient that has regular sleep hours and you could count on sleeping when they did, but not someone that had alzheimers at the level she did when the caregiver hired on. ... (6 replies)
For ginastanford
Jan 18, 2008
... I beg that you do some heavy research on the disease so that you can educate yourself and your father to look for the signs that Mum's level of ability in looking after a baby is diminishing. ... (5 replies)
Mar 14, 2006
... My mother was on home Hospice care a few weeks before she passed away. Even though I was completely drained both mentally and physically I still wanted to take care of her in my home. Everyone could see how exhausted I was and advised me to put her in a nursing home but I just couldn't do it. She was placed in a nursing home twice but not by my choice. One morning when she... (30 replies)
Mar 12, 2006
... I personally think that when a person with alzheimers gets to a certain level, they do not really care where they are. ... (30 replies)
Early Onset
Feb 14, 2006
... yr old's level of responsibility. ... (36 replies)
... has had a procedure or an operation, he has gone down hill, to some extent. Sometimes, he does come back up a little, but some times, he is halfway to the next level and stays there! ... (10 replies)
... Some places will let you come and have lunch, or just come and help feed your relative. Each Alzheimers care unit has different rules, I am sure! ... (5 replies)
... My dad is sort of medium level Alzheimers, sometimes lower. He is having a very bright spell at the moment. ... (2 replies)
... I would add my 2 cents worth, but my dads AD is not that bad yet. Cross my fingers! He is in mid level now. If I were you, I would have a conference with the dr. of the NH, just to ask your questions and maybe find out approx. what level he is like 6 or 7? ... (8 replies)
... Here in NV they have several different types of assisted living homes, residential senior homes, and then full nursing assistance homes. It would depend on the level that your family member was at as to where they would be accepted. ... (11 replies)
... I always thought X had Alzheimers and wondered why the Center allowed her to volunteer at such a public venue. ... (18 replies)
... Mariah, Thank you so much for posting this list. I have been hunting all over to find a support group online with some answers. The list you posted has helped give me a better understanding as to what I can expect. Both my parents age 80 were diagnosed with early Alzheimers, Dad is worse than Mom. He didn't remember eating breakfast yesterday. He was all upset that I didn't... (35 replies)

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