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... I've had the epidural for back pain and it is really quite effective. It works better than alot of the other options. ... (22 replies)
... my FIL had a bad time having catheter. First of all, he stopped urinating in the hospital. It turned out that he had enlarged prostate and a weak bladder. ... (39 replies)
... Something you said struck a cord.... "I've seen and encountered dementia patients before and they are alert and mobile typically."........ ... (11 replies)

... Sometimes we wish for something we really don't want and then wish it would go away when we get it. ... (39 replies)
... decisions for Mom. Yes, we do become obsessive with this disease but it is what it is... all consuming. In time you learn who can take how much of your "talk" and you will find yourself migrating to those that can deal with it. ... (3 replies)
Oct 2, 2008
... There's your answer. My Mom has said essentially the same thing. One of the evils of dementia is that the patient is unaware of what is happening to them after the beginnings of the disease. They just know that their world has turned upside down. ... (6 replies)
... Prednisone is a steriod, and yes, hallucinations can be a side effect of it, but if she was already having them I don't think you can blame them on the steriod. ... (15 replies)
... I just got back from my pre op lab tests at the hospital. I asked a LOT of questions, and am satisfied with the answer which relates directly to dementia. ... (22 replies)
... in the morning because she wasn't sleeping and only gave her half dose. Thanks for the reply just real worried because she was not out of it before hospital trip and she was able to walk and talk normal. ... (15 replies)
... Welcome to the board Andrea. You will find many caring people that have been in your position and that truly understand here. They have been a godsend for me. ... (5 replies)
... I'm new to this board and new to being a caregiver for someone with dementia. My mom first started having memory issues three years ago when my dad noticed. ... (4 replies)
... Hi , My mother in law has had Alzheimers now for 3 years and we just recently had her placed in a home . ... (13 replies)
... I remember your story, you told me I believe you had a sister and at the time you and she werent speaking? ... (4 replies)
... My mom is eating less and less everyday. I have been trying all kinds of food to eat, and only polish sausage and potato chips seem to work. When all else fails I give her a scoop of Ice cream in some glurcema. ... (5 replies)
... Was no more....what happen to your grandmother was very normal when they have a dementia disease...they will often do that just before death....and it is cool. She knew internally what happened. ... (22 replies)
... Well the Drs. visit with Mom was confusing and hopeful. Her Dr. believes that Mom has something called carcinoid syndrome. ... (12 replies)
Dec 21, 2005
... Thanks, Wannabe...I know that I need to do SOMETHING, and soon. The problem is....that she will REFUSE to go to a neurologist, simply because she doesn't want to have an MRI. ... (141 replies)
... I'm in NC... Mom and Dad were not to be separated. Mom kept Dad at home as long as she was able and then we were able to keep them at home another year with in home help. ... (40 replies)
... everyone has an opinion, and I am certainly one of them... ... (18 replies)
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Sep 21, 2013
... Rufous... this is what happens when you are at a specialist who has no clue what dementia is! They have a standard protocol that they follow and nowhere in there is any consideration of dementia. Yes if your MIL was 50 instead of almost 90, this is what you would do. ... (5 replies)

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