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... in the house my Grandfather built her when they married in 1929. She was suffering from bone density loss and was breaking bones each time she fell, and she was falling a lot but would not leave her home. ... (7 replies)
... My mother was diagnosed with alzheimers several years ago. She went into assisted living four years ago, after falling at home alone, we moved her into a nursing home this past March because of wandering outside of facility without staff's knowledge. ... (5 replies)
... My dad was diagnosed with Alzheimers 10 yrs ago, and he was in stage 1. He is now 84 as of Dec. 2012. He is in stage 7A from what I can gather. ... (3 replies)

... I'm surprised to hear you have to get shots for B12, since that is a vitamin. Normally, supplements could be taken orally for that. Has the doctor said anything about you having a weight problem? My Dad had about the same results as you in blood tests and was advised to lose about 15 lbs. He lost 20 and his test results improved quite a bit. (10 replies)
... I often feel like I am going to faint. Today I was in depot and had to hold onto the shelf to keep from falling over. My head started to pound and eyes started to hurt. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for the welcome - it is 4:00am and I am up with an aching knee. So thought I would go on-line. My mother sounds much like yours. She has quickly become worse since last fall and over the last year she has dropped a lot of weight. Last May - she weighed 154, yesterday she weighed in at 118. She is still ambulatary, but needs help - the Doc ordered a rolling walker. ... (20 replies)
... locked unit. At that point Dad more aware than Mom. Mom was still fighting the disease with all that was in her. That was a year ago. In October Dad started falling and losing weight. It was a stead downhill decline until he passed away March 5 of this year. ... (20 replies)
... Dear Deb, Thank you so much for your kind words. Yes, I remember her smiling face and how very sweet she was during her dementia years. Also, thanks to my grief counselor, I remember how much she tried to stay here with her daughters and how exhausted I was in the end. Grief is terrible and its hard work. I've finally been able to let go of my guilt for not being able to... (13 replies)
... Oh, and letting them vent the frustration they are feeling because their world IS falling apart around them. When I finally realized that none of us are happy ALL of the time and there are days we all need to vent.... ... (5 replies)
Mom has Alzheimers
Sep 29, 2007
... experiences and knowledge. ....and for the first time in eons I have some time on my hands. After dealing with my daughter's depression for almost 5 years and falling right into caregiving for my parents, I now have nobody to take care of. My daughter is a junior in Anthropology with a 3. ... (10 replies)
... id not work, She was up all night and when I went to check on her she kept telling me to go get the wheelbarrow and help her load the fire wood because she kept falling on the berries. Ok this just stunned me. I helped her back to bed but she was not there long until she started wondering the house again. ... (7 replies)
... he is currently taking. Statin drugs, for example, have been known to cause confusion, weakness, etc. My FIL, who has dementia from several small strokes, was falling all the time at his nursing home. It was a combination of drugs that caused his unsteadiness. ... (6 replies)
... Aricept had to be discontinued on my husband. It was determined that it stimulated his brain just enough to make him more difficult to handle. It isn't for everyone. Mary Ann (8 replies)
... My mom's side effects to Aricept were psychosis, a total loss of language comprehension, and a falling to a whole new level of dementia. ... (8 replies)
... Other than falling more often than normal, she has shown no other symptoms. ... (8 replies)
... I don't know if it's my mominlaw can't remember due to Alzheimers or what, but she acts so mean about it! She says I'm faking it, I'm doing it for attention, etc. ... (11 replies)
... ic psychiatrist said that mobility is a quality of life issue for patients who still want to move around. Balancing the need for medications against the risk of falling is very challenging. ... (4 replies)
... with her alzheimers though since the seizure..... ... (8 replies)
... I'm planning a trip to east central Wisconsin after dad returns. I'm taking him to see his brother. He's been wanting to go there for a while. His brother has alzheimers too but isn't as advanced as dad. And then sometime before Christmas, I'll take dad to see his sister. I think she may be the next one diagnosed with alzheimers. ... (26 replies)
... Question: Besides the Alzheimers,' other problems might be present. Are they giving her seroquel or another anti-psychotic medication? When my father was in the nursing home, they were giving seroquel, and he fell a lot; then I discovered that dizziness is one of the side-effects of the drug. After I brought him home, anytime I had to give him seroquel he fell--every... (3 replies)

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