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Dementia and life
Dec 28, 2009
... e to the right place. We are all dealing with or have dealt with one or more loved ones with dementia. I am sue the others will chime in with their experiences and advice. And as Lily said... it's a great place to just vent and blow off some steam. ... (76 replies)
... If she had no signs of dementia before and has had no stroke or TIA, my bet is that it is not dementia. Strangely a UTI can cause symptoms such as you have seen. I needs to be treated aggressively. ... (4 replies)
... eve is that there is some underlying physical condition that is causing her distress. This creates emotional distress which makes the physical distress worse... and on and on. ... (4 replies)

... Apparently it can cause a sudden onset, but they have started treating her and said they noticed a small improvement. My grandma was able to talk and walk, the hospital would not let her get up though. She knew who the family was but with some bouts of memory loss but did not know where she was. ... (14 replies)
... Honesty can be one of those. Because of the inability to process information and react rational it is kinder and better for them to just let them know what they need to know or what is best for them to know. ... (16 replies)
... the NH did not diminish Mom's abilities, in fact, just the opposite. She had many more people to interact with, many activities, some specifically geared towards memory loss, and lots of attention. ... (9 replies)
... I want to add my sympathy for the loss of your father Cyndi. It sounds like you have plenty to think about and much to do. I am sorry you needed to find our little spot but glad you did. ... (6 replies)
Alzheimer's
Nov 16, 2008
... to say firstly how helpful this site is . I am so new to this with Mum. She had surgery almost 2 months ago for cancer . Antibiotics have helped with the UTI . ... (16 replies)
... then, if it happens, you will not be shocked and horrified at all the bizarre things that can happen. Just browsing through the postings on this Board should be very enlightening. ... (10 replies)
... Something you said struck a cord.... "I've seen and encountered dementia patients before and they are alert and mobile typically."........ ... (11 replies)
... do end up with the worst of the worst because of the more intense care level.... when in fact there are many more in AL that would benefit from the smaller units and more intense care level. Mom and Dad were the most cognitively aware when they arrived at the locked unit... but both were very much a risk for wandering. ... (9 replies)


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