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... 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)
... As for the curse words. That is so very typical of end stage dementia. Those words, curse words, racial slurs, inappropriate sexual comments, are not stored in our normal language centers. They are Taboo. ... (4 replies)
... Mum has been in final stage now for some time she is 74 and has been diagnosed with "Dementia" and has had this since 62 - as did her mother. she is now in a nursing home since falling and breaking her hip in the Residential home and forgot how to walk while in hospital, and has never sat up straight since. Apparently the anaesthetic could have had adverse affect which is... (4 replies)

... kittybetty...this horrendous disease is very sly...often when our loved one reaches "the final stage", we ready ourselves for their death. Sometimes death WILL come quickly, but once in a while, that final stage lasts longer than we wish. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You'll find a lot of support and understanding here, and lots of people to hold the towel when you're going through trying times with your parent. My mom has progressive vascular dementia. Some of what you relate about your dad, my mom has also gone thru. They go through various stages, sometimes will even have little periods of improvement in... (40 replies)
... The doctor says that he is on the final stretch.... ... (40 replies)
... She was in the dementia disease for 15 years. She lost the ability to write 7 years and a year later lost the ability to talk in whole sentences or even utter understandable words. ... (40 replies)
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Jun 30, 2009
... This is absolutely a sign of dementia.. I have been posting on the Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Board here on HB since 2004 and it was an enormous help to me in being the caregiver of my Mom. She passed away at the age of 99, with final stage Dementia. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Deb, Thanks so much for your reply! I am so sorry about the passing of your dad this year. but at least he is out of pain and in a better place My dad wants to die so bad....he has no quality of life You are so right about the PT I had just called them, cause I wanted an evaluation She told me "this is going to be torture for him":confused: but then she comes... (40 replies)
... I am sorry that you are going through this with your Dad. I have been through it with my Dad who had vascular dementia and died in March of this year... ... (40 replies)
... My mother is in the final stage of Dementia. She mainly sleeps and has very very little appetite. She mostly drinks ensure and eats a few bites of yogurt. Her stomach has been very upset. ... (2 replies)
... :( Just wanted to let you know that my dad passed away yesterday morning after a long battle of 8 years with dementia... I wanted to thank everyone that talked me in going to visit him as I didn't have time to go and be by his side when the time came. Not enough time to get there by the time he took a turn for the worst. I will miss him dearly and know that he is now... (40 replies)
... Deb, Thanks for taking the time to respond to NH happenings. I have kind of checked around town. The only one that has a separate until for dementia is rated "1" out of "5" (as overall NH). I would consider one more out of the 4 or 5 we have. It is rated "4" with no separate unit. We just haven't made that decision yet, but talking to you folks sure makes me feel better... (19 replies)
... ving in her wheel chair getting stuck again a door jam and bang bang bang. B and C and already bickering at each other. Get the picture... It's all very normal dementia behavior and the staff is delightful and caring and helpful to the residents. ... (19 replies)
... Brylin We had mom on Aricept and cymbalta last year when she was at home and very agititated. I noticed after awhile she was not any different with these medications so I took it upon myself to take her off them. This was all while she was still at home with us. She is now in a Long Term Facility. She fell and broke her hip in May and is wheel chair bound so we could not... (19 replies)
... My dad has had vascular dementia for almost 10 years and my mom has been diagnosed with ALZ 3 but I think she's been showing symptoms for at least 5. ... (40 replies)
... I lost my Mom to Dementia in December 07. She had gone down to 75 pounds, after her normal weight was 120. Mom just stopped processing food. Her body was shutting down. ... (40 replies)
... I would say he is in the final stages he will get to a point where he won't be able to eat or drink and the best thing is don't force it because you don't want to go through this week after week but basically it would be day by day there is no use in keeping a vegetable alive which is what happened to my mother in law we let nature take its course and put it in gods hands and... (40 replies)
... This is what I observed during the last few days/weeks of my wife's passing last month. I had visited her every day for 6-7 hours for the last two years in a NH, fed her, talked to her, held her hands, caressed her forehead, kept a daily log (vitals, BM's, medications. etc.) and also watched other residents deteriorate and die from this condition. None, some or all of these... (40 replies)
... Dear Teressa, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this final step. ... (10 replies)

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