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My mom
Jun 12, 2014
... Ttsmith, it is difficult from what you have said here to know if you are doing the right thing for your mom. Yet I do understand all you are saying here. ... (3 replies)
... alzheimer's elders, there are residential care facilities for memory impaired. The local reputation is important. Chicago has some very good nursing homes for Alzheimer's. ... (33 replies)
... ugh the Prednisone Psychosis with Mom prior to her Alzheimer's. They said she had dementia and like you I knew it was not so. They said she had diabetes but it is known that steroids elevate blood sugar. They said she was having a heart attack so she had a heart cath which showed clean arteries. ... (33 replies)

My grandfather
Nov 16, 2007
... Hi Alone. My dad has alzheimers and is totally reliant on the VA for his medical care and medications. I had to fight like heck to get him diagnosed. ... (18 replies)
... Barb, I'm sure of one thing, it's not my thyroid. I'm already being treated for that. About 8 months ago I asked that they check it, because I've had problems with it for years. ... (24 replies)
... is in the late middle stages of Alzheimers. Her short term memory is shot. She starts to tell me something that happened and can't do it. ... (8 replies)
Hello, new here
Mar 2, 2014
... Yes, they know how to make a mess but do not know how to fox it. They will take items out, put them in strange places, and not have an idea why or how to "fix" them. They may even think they are fixed. She was looking for something, doing laundry, or perhaps just trying to decide what to wear. ... (13 replies)
... My dad is still on a waiting list to have a memory test but in the meantime he is getting a lot worse. Is it normal for someone to go downhill so fast? ... (4 replies)
... Nina, thank you for your interest in my situation. We have been married for 48 years and he has always had a very quick temper but not abusive toward me. ... (7 replies)
... The commode has been in the same spot for a short time. With her short term memory loss she may not even know what it is. It is not something familiar as a regular toilet so she might look right at it and not know what commode you are talking about. And yes, it could be a vision problem. ... (7 replies)
Expectation
Mar 18, 2011
... law just moved to a nursing home last summer because of his late stage Alzheimer's. Initially we and the home care service people were worried that my FIL would not like the new home. ... (8 replies)
... about other people's dementia and I am still not clear on what it all means. I was diagnosed with dementia three years ago. I need to find the diagnosed paper on my testing I had done to know if Dr. Washington classified what kind of dementia I have. ... (33 replies)
... s legal guardian since my grandfather died in 2006. ... (18 replies)
... So far what you are describing is very typical behavior. They do not remember. It is not like how we forget and go back later and say "oh yeah I forgot that". To them it NEVER happened. ... (119 replies)
... Bear, you are not getting this. She is confused and locked in a world that she doesn't understand. Things to her are not as they appear to you. ... (23 replies)
... I agree with all that was said here and have seen it times two. My mom was disgnosed over 2. ... (7 replies)
... Hello and sorry this is going to be long.... ... (9 replies)
A good weekend
Jun 2, 2008
... jagsmu........I have the same problem with other family members and friends not understanding just how Moms short term memory is progressing. My cousin went to visit Mom at her AL apartment. She called me when she left and said "Your Mom is doing so well. We had a wonderful visit. ... (8 replies)
... sometimes she'll ask me, "Are you my daughter? ... (42 replies)
... s board and have read many of the posts. It's all just heartbreaking that we have loved ones who are in the clutches of this disease. The death 20 years ago of my dad was easier to handle as it happened and we mourned. ... (5 replies)


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