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... etting our car fixed. My mom is allowed to stay home alone for up to 4 hours. She wasn't home more than 2 when my brother called me and informed me that he was taking my mom to his house. ... (30 replies)
Who are we?
Nov 1, 2009
... Your sister in law is right that aricept and namenda only work for a limited time and then are useless. If doctor's keep prescribing them and the patient keeps taking them, no one seems to stop to question 'why? ... (116 replies)
Surgery or not?
Aug 25, 2009
... My mother was taking Fosamax, Lipitor, Coumadin, Aricept, Namenda and some Vitamins. ... (14 replies)

Advice Please...
Oct 13, 2005
... before a fasting blood test and not taking some of her pills. Probably if my mother and I had been at home and not with the dr. ... (16 replies)
... I don't think it is as simple as taking some food. It is not so simple. She must have some condition that cause all these things. Alzheimer's is only one type of dementia. ... (9 replies)
... collecting and the meds just help prevent plaque build up in the future. I don't know how old your father is but it is not recommended that the elderly continue taking it. It probably doesn't hurt but it's not doing any good so why continue it. ... (5 replies)
... My mother didn't like the reactions of some of the medicines she was taking and that was the crux of the problem she gave my sister. I was glad when we stopped. thankfully there wasn't anyting else seriously wrong. ... (20 replies)
... thought of taking it myself! ... (31 replies)
... lives next door so that's a help. I try to stop by several times a week to keep the house tidy, make sure she has all her meds, etc. ... (5 replies)
... rst parts of the brain that is damaged by Alzheimer's. So when he reaches that boiling point, as he has so many times before, there is nothing stopping him from taking a swing at you or throwing something your way. It's not acceptable but there is NOTHING you can do to stop it. That is why it can become a crisis situation. ... (7 replies)
... Hi All. Well, it has been a while since I have written, but I do stop in frequently to read others situations. Here is the update on mine. My last writing was in March and I had my mother's caregiver 5 days a week. ... (78 replies)
Drinking alcohol
Jul 15, 2012
... inum pots, stop using antiperspirants, did mind games, live an extremely healthy life style, searched the internet for a "cure" or "prevention", and even started taking antidepressants when something was wrong. Yet she sits in a care facility in the later stages of Alzheimer's. Yes I am still hopeful... one day.... ... (19 replies)
... For serious dementia, I don't think this will work. My FIL who is in severe stage thought about taking Q10 and etc. ... (4 replies)
Naminda study
Apr 26, 2011
... disagrees with you. If you have POA and your Mom is not helping herself about her own medical condition by discussing with the doctor, you can ask the doctor to stop the drugs. ... (26 replies)
Naminda study
Apr 16, 2011
... According to the study there were "meager" benefits in the mid stages. For the cost meager is not much. I have not seen any charts on the Namenda. With the Aricept the downward slope is just a little less in the first few months then it parallels the placebo recipients. There is never an improvement of anything. ... (26 replies)
... because she probably thinks taking Namenda will help her with the testing. ... (7 replies)
... My father also had vascular dementia and was on Namenda and Aricept until the last few months. I didn't see that it took away his personality at all. He remained his good natured humorous self for a long time. ... (6 replies)
... e stroke she could walk, talk and feed herself, if you were there to prompt her ... I was taking care of her personal needs and dressing her and I could tell the Aricept was no longer working and the decline was moving along more quickly, but she was no where needing a feeding tube due to the AD, so my husband consented. ... (18 replies)
Who are we?
Dec 1, 2009
... I honestly did not fall off the face of the earth. Its been a rough couple weeks. As some of you know we took mom off Aricept and Numenda as it was keeping her stuck in an angry state. For the last 2 weeks she has fallen an average of 8 times per week. ... (116 replies)
... On another front. I finally convinced Sister 4 to ask the doctor about taking Mom off the Aricept and Namenda. ... (37 replies)

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