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... Thanks so much everyone for your replies. This whole issue is so frustrating. I love my sister in law and do not judge her for trying to hang on to her mother. She went to the hospital this weekend and mom was having a good day. ... (18 replies)
... to late stage. He only lasted 2 years. My cousin was offered a feeding tube for him and she refused. ... (18 replies)
... Thank you for the responses. When mom needs a feeding tube I am prepared for her to be placed in a nursing home. ... (8 replies)

... my sister in law assists her in eating because she pauses and stares. Doesn't talk much and just looks around, very quiet and obedient.My Mom didn't talk for 4 years. ... (8 replies)
... she sleeps or rests most of the day, is helped to the table to eat, but my sister in law assists her in eating because she pauses and stares. Doesn't talk much and just looks around, very quiet and obedient. Pills are put in her food to get the down. ... (8 replies)
... I thank the Lord for this opportunity to have a place to express myself regarding this matter. The doctor has told us that my mother in law is in the advanced stage of dementia. She cannot swallow or chew food. A feeding tube has been inserted. ... (18 replies)
... and they did not give her a feeding tube either. I was with my Grandmother at her bedside for her last two days. We gave her ice cream and a little water when we could to keep her mouth moist. ... (22 replies)
... I'm not sure if the documents drawn up in GA will apply to TN. ... (5 replies)
... ere everyone came and this was a Thursday funny thing she did not want to die they did everything to make her comfortable and she died a Saturday morning when my sister and brother in law were there.. I had cried so much I made myself sick I couldn't even breathe .... ... (32 replies)
... That is a good question, would race play a part in most dementia cased in people. What nationality is she? ... (33 replies)
DNR Opinion
Feb 3, 2010
... I was extremely lucky in that my Mom signed her own DNR order long before she got Dementia. I have also signed one. It does not mean I will die alone and uncared for. ... (18 replies)
... And if you read other posts on other threads you'll see that a feeding tube doesn't stop someone from their dying process. there's a post entitled Feeding Tube vs. Aspiration. ... (6 replies)
... I posted previously about the medications in last stage. ... (6 replies)
... Now, Diane. Yes, my daughter technically graduated in July. At first she said she was not going back and "walk" but a week before the day came she declared that she had "forgotten" but she was going to walk. ... (18 replies)
... smile at the Salvation Army bell ringer when you drop a few coins in the pot, and know that in 2 weeks, it will be just another day like this one, and we can take a breath without breaking into tears every 5 minutes. ... (18 replies)
... First let me tell you that no one is ready to bury their Mother. I understand how your sister feels. ... (18 replies)
Oct 8, 2005
... We all got one of those 4 years ago when a sister in law of Elsie's died of complications of breast cancer. ... (44 replies)
MIL update
Jul 29, 2005
... Poor "L". Full of patience, hugs and tolerance when around the family. Lacking in any substance when away from family. Fake, pseudo caring I'm calling it now. She pretends she cares, but that's what it is. pretending. ... (23 replies)
... e. Corrections and arguments only heighten then tension. It is not about what other's see, it is about calming the patient. My Dad has acted out occassionally in public and my Mom, oh my, the things that she does somethimes!! But that is where they are now and no wishing or medication can make it any different. ... (11 replies)

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