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... I wish they would do away with the stages! Each is so very different. There were times that Mom was in three stages at once. Dad was totally different from Mom and neither of them followed the same course my grandmother did. ... (4 replies)
... TM, that is impossible to determine. There are so many variables and each one is an individual. If your relative is still ambulatory, is in not in the very end stages of this disease. Is he having difficulties eating or swallowing? ... (4 replies)
Stages of Dementia
Jul 17, 2012
... I tried to find the stages for vascular dementia and found only the 3 stages for dementia only. Alzheimer's is a specific type and has 7 clinical stages. I am not sure vascular dementia has 6 or more stages... ... (4 replies)

Stages of Dementia
Jul 17, 2012
... to some they see she is doing well, but it's just so confusing for me. She went from stage 5 in March 2012 to stage 6 by the end of June. Was also told that the Dementia itself won't end her life, but something else will. ... (4 replies)
... I think if you can you should reach out to Hospice both about the stages of what you Mom is going through as well as your own feelings about your mom's eventual passing. ... (17 replies)
... I see that there is a thread for the "7 stages of Alzheimers" and it is very helpful. I have Googled and researched to find any staging for MID. ... (6 replies)
... y do reach a point when they are unable to eat and drink. Forcing nourishment intake can lead to aspiration which bring on Aspiration Pneumonia which speeds the death process. Yes, it is all a catch 22 and you have to know that you are doing what is best. There is a time to let them go peacefully... ... (20 replies)
... Hi my mother is 88 and in middle stages of vascular dementia. She has been living in an assisted living residence since January of this year. ... (8 replies)
... Although he is only in the first stages of Dementia, it inevitably worsens and he will continue to need the care he has now, plus more. ... (2 replies)
... It appears that each person goes though the stages at his or her own speed. Often the diagnosis is not made until the person is in stage 4 even approaching 5. ... (6 replies)
... kittybetty...this horrendous disease is very sly...often when our loved one reaches "the final stage", we ready ourselves for their death. Sometimes death WILL come quickly, but once in a while, that final stage lasts longer than we wish. ... (4 replies)
... Most of you may have run across the Five Stages of Grief before. ... (4 replies)
... My Mom has Frontotemporal dementia, and it sounds as though she and your friend are at the same or at least close stages of the disease. ... (12 replies)
... I do believe that the four stages of grief does apply to any loss, not just death. With Alzheimer's there are many losses to grieve. ... (11 replies)
... I remembered Kubler Ross' 4 stages if grief today. I thought I was in acceptance but I guess I'm in anger and grief. ... (11 replies)
No Urine
Mar 22, 2013
... One thing we do need to keep in mind is that Alzheimer's and some other types of dementia are incurable and untreatable. Medical procedures may prolong the inevitable but it will not significantly alter the course of the disease. ... (5 replies)
No Urine
Mar 21, 2013
... My recommendation is for every family to do this when entering the later stages of dementia. The sooner the better. It's not wishing for the end but being prepared when the end comes. ... (5 replies)
Mom is dying.
Nov 25, 2012
... se but what you know is that it is not going to change the outcome. Until she was put on the morphine she was in distress. Hospital stays are traumatic for the dementia patient. It this truly what you want for your Mom? ... (19 replies)
... t care. They do not use the extended measure to keep a person alive. There are no IV's, feeding tubes, or ventilators. The patient is kept comfortable and the death process is allowed to take a natural course. It is a choice that many here make in advance. ... (7 replies)
... I know this is just life, and he could have frozen to death lying in front of his house three months ago. ... (106 replies)

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