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... Flowers. Everyone will enjoy them. Or make something that your mom can eat and share with the other residents and staff. There are many nh residents who get nothing for Christmas because family feel why bother? ... (16 replies)
... u any . My dad had that. He died this year in June. My babie was 2 weeks old when he died. I remember him calling me by my sisters name all the time. And he used to forget things all the time it used to make me sad. And on top of that he had cancer all over him. I was always close to him. ... (16 replies)
... t I would take them home each time so they would not go walkabout, not through others being horrible but it was a mental unit so others did not know it was wrong to take things not belonging to them. I would also buy her shower or hand wash as she would have bed baths so they could put something nice in her wash water. ... (16 replies)

... but I want to do that and a small gift. Some kind of beads she could slip over her head would be good , if I can find them, and I still want him to get flowers in my name. ... (16 replies)
... What about a blanket for her bed? ... (16 replies)
... Those are some good ideas for Marthas mom. And for other AD relatives that are already in a living place. I do think that the lots of presents, is a good idea. For my dad too! ... (16 replies)
... I went to a friends surprise birthday party a few months ago, and on the wall of the garage where the party was held, was HUNDREDS of photo's. ... (16 replies)
... I ordered a CD of German folk songs over the Internet. My brother can set it up in her CD player and adjust the loudness when he's about to leave after one of his visits. Mom loves that kind of music. I'll also send flowers. Nothing visual is any good at this stage, Mom is legally blind. ... (16 replies)
... That size picture was large enough for Mom the see. I also put a sticker label on the front at the bottom, so Mom could read "Daddy, Mama, Frank, Connie, Dorothy". I enlarged and framed one of Mom's wedding pictures, too. ... (16 replies)
... if I have anything to say about it! ... (16 replies)
... cousain named Martha and she is really nice and it sounds like you are too. I am sorry about your mother. This may sound like a stupid idea. But maybe you could get your mother a peice of jewlery like a locket necklace with a picture of you in it. ... (16 replies)
... This takes me back. I lost both of my parents to Alzheimer's last year. They passed away 78 days apart. I took care of them full time for 4 years. ... (16 replies)
... A couple of CDs, perhaps of the folk music she loved in her youth, would be ideal. Thanks for the ideas. A colorful poster would also cheer up the room! ... (16 replies)
... How about the music she enjoyed before her memory loss. My mom still enjoys the music of her youth. ... (16 replies)
... I got my mother a long inexpensive necklace that had a colorful and sparkly cross hanging from it. Mom had it on every day and the long chain was sturdy so she could turn it around to look at the cross whenever it caught her eye. ... (16 replies)
... I can get the money to Bill and have him buy and bring her a lovely Christmas bouquet! She loves real flowers! ... (16 replies)
... I need all the ideas I can get. WHAT do you buy a person who has no interest in clothes and is dressed each morning by a hospital aide, and doesn't notice or care what she has on? ... (16 replies)
... My mom is having a harder time now understanding day to day things. Sometimes she knows I'm her daughter and other days I'm her sister. ... (7 replies)
... Good idea to give mom her Christmas sweater on Thanksgiving Day. I'm gonna do that too. She loves her let's just hope this Florida heat breaks soon so she can wear them! ... (23 replies)
... Deb, you mentioned your mom wearing bedroom slippers. Well! My mom's poor feet have been so swollen lately that there are indentations on her right foot from the seam in her shoe.... ... (189 replies)

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