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... you could read the 'sticky' at the top of this forum that says "The 7 Stages of Alzheimers'. That's a pretty good indication of what to expect. ... (4 replies)
... Divvi, you are right. We need to do the 7 stages of caregiving! I am going to write the basics of those stages. Everyone, please add to each stage for us all........ ... (13 replies)

... developed by Dr. Barry Reisberg, provides caregivers an overview of the stages of cognitive function for those suffering from a primary degenerative dementia such as Alzheimer's disease. It is broken down into 7 different stages. ... (35 replies)
... line search. I was dismayed to find how many of her odd behaviors were listed as part of the early to mid stages of Alzheimers. ... (14 replies)
... Mariah, Thank you so much for posting this list. I have been hunting all over to find a support group online with some answers. The list you posted has helped give me a better understanding as to what I can expect. Both my parents age 80 were diagnosed with early Alzheimers, Dad is worse than Mom. He didn't remember eating breakfast yesterday. He was all upset that I didn't... (35 replies)
... article had a stages list, most with 3 stages, but NOT ONE was the same. I was about ready to pull my hair out, when I found this little wonder. ... (35 replies)
... He actually passed away in 1980. We're just digging around for old family medical records (it's not easy at all). My mother's looking for links to certain things my grandmother's going through. Actually getting old medical records is quite depressing. I found out he was working at a show factory when a boiler exploded, then he was schizophrenic. I think he had a breakdown... (4 replies)
... and was at end stage Alzheimer's when she was like that. She died within 3 months of the time the weight loss began, at ge 88. ... (4 replies)
How do I go on?
Jan 14, 2009
... especially if it's been 10 years since she was evaluated. Perhaps her memory loss is something that can be helped and is not AD at all? ... (6 replies)
My husband
Apr 30, 2010
... It is the last few months that it is effecting his thinking etc. On the 7 stages of alz he is 5 and also the dementia 5. Found this on your site here....thank you. ... (11 replies)
... so too, should you "consider the source" of what I am about to say. ... (5 replies)
... As for her wanting to drive, hide all sets of car keys. Just walk in the room and say "Oh, come lets go for a ride" without any advanced, common courtesy warning. ... (67 replies)
... Dorri... I have not heard anything about hearing loss being a symptom of dementia. I know some dementia patients who have very acute hearing and some like my aunt that have major hearing loss but no cognitive loss. ... (8 replies)
Nov 17, 2008
... The Temporal Lobe is part of the cerebelum of the brain. The Temporal Lobe is associated with perception and recognition of auditory stimuli, memory, and speech. Atrophy is the medical term for wasting away. It is very common in ALZ for that section of the brain to show reduction. ... (16 replies)
... Each patient progresses through the stages at their own pace. My Dad has vascular dementia which is different but he has been the same for about 6 years now. ... (6 replies)
... If your father can still dress, bathe, and feed himself, he might do just fine in a assisted living facility. My mother only lasted 7 months in one because she then started leaving the building at night and that was against their rules. ... (8 replies)
... drug" agenda of state and federal interests. ... (9 replies)
... I know that the "7 stages" chart refers to loss of verbal abilities as a stage 7 problem, but with Mom it cropped up in stage 6, given her other abilities and lack of abilities. ... (10 replies)

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