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... Sarah, Thanks for your comment... Well, my FIL is now more and more short-tempered so the doctor gave him more dosage on his anti-depressant. :(Want to make sure he has no UTI and etc. (He has bladder issue.) He just stopped walking for real in May and he does not acknowledge it and yet he does not like this at all. He used to jog and all that... Having a cane in the... (10 replies)
... I know what it's like to have to go every day like you did with your FIL... that's how it was when my folks moved to Independent Living. It is just exhausting. ... (10 replies)
... Both my parents have dementia and Mom refused to move and didn't want Dad to go either. She put up a valient fight but we outlasted her. If somebody has a power of attorney for you parent.. ... (15 replies)

... Both of my parents have dementia. Dad has had Vascular Dementia for about 10 years and Mom has Alzheimer's diagnosed 3 years ago already in the mid stages. Each has been different but yet the same. ... (40 replies)
... I'm home and here is my two cents worth.... I already have directives from Mom and Dad that are specific to feeding tubes and they have opted to have none. We are to do nothing that will prolong their life. ... (18 replies)
... Welcome to the board Green. I am your father. Both of my parents have dementia. Dad's is vascular and Mom's is ALZ so I have two different dementias to worry about..... but I don't worry. It is truly heart breaking to see both of my parents struggling with this disease. ... (12 replies)
... Hello, I'm new here and I am looking for support from members that my be going through the same things I'm going through right now. ... (30 replies)
... If I made a list of all the important things in my life it would be a rather depressing list. ... (27 replies)
... Miss diagnosing early dementia as depression is actually not uncommon. The early symptoms of dementia are almost identical to those of depressions. My Mom was misdiagnosed for almost 2 years with depression when in fact it was Alzheimer's. That is why more extensive testing is needed. ... (6 replies)
... and had dementia in the latter stages of his life. ... (119 replies)
... Welcome to the board Cmon.... I hate you need to be here but glad you found us. The group here is the best. They have great advice, a wealth of experience, great shoulders to lean on , and listening attentive ears. ... (10 replies)
... I definitely understand your frustration both with the situation and with your uncle that is in denial. ... (5 replies)
Not Coping.....
Feb 14, 2008
... Penny and Leslie, my heart goes out to both of you having to deal with this horrific disease. I have been where you both are. Both of my parents have dementia. Dad's is vascular and Mom's is Alzheimer's. I remember the nightmare of trying to keep them at home. ... (25 replies)
... That is the first thing you need to do... just breath! Yes I have been where you are now... twice. ... (4 replies)
... or Alzheimers, I would greatly appreciate your opinion on this letter I have prepared for my mother's Doctor. Please be honest with your opinions. ... (3 replies)
... Don't panic.... just hang with us. We have been there done that or we are going through exactly what you are. If nothing else we can all commiserate together! ... (28 replies)
... I moved in with my parents almost 3 years ago. Dad is 90, Mom will be 89 in Feb. ... (28 replies)
... Katy, I was exactly where you are now just two short years ago...... and I am here to tell you that you have absolutely NO reason to feel guilty because you have done exactly the right thing. Even in the earlier stages of Alzheimer's, your Mom has no clue there is anything wrong with her. ... (4 replies)
... Welcomem to the groups Jan. I hate you need to be here but you have found the right place. We have all been or are in a similar situation. It's a great place for advice and support from those of us that are where you are. ... (30 replies)
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Feb 26, 2009
... Welcome to the board Debbie. It sounds like you have had a long road so far. I can absolutely relate to the hearing problem. Both of my parents have dementia. Dad has vascular dementia and Mom has ALZ. Both have a hearing loss as well which was diagnosed before the dementia. ... (23 replies)

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