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... Hi. It's me again. It's hard to believe I have only been dealing with Alzheimers for six or seven weeks now. My father in law has deteriorated so rapidly and things just keep getting more and more complicated. ... (7 replies)
... I have worked in nursing homes and delt with family members with Alzheimers. I personally can't imagine caring for someone in the final stages of the disease at home. I have a relative who was recently put into a NH after running away a number of times, including scaling a fence. ... (7 replies)
... My mother is also in the final stage. She is in a nursing home. ... (7 replies)

... Shooz....fifteen years ago my father had surgery to remove an aneurysm of the aorta and was in the intensive care unit for 5 days after surgery, during which time the surgeon prescribed morphine for pain. ... (20 replies)
... you could read the 'sticky' at the top of this forum that says "The 7 Stages of Alzheimers'. That's a pretty good indication of what to expect. ... (4 replies)
... My MIL is in final stage of Alzheimers and we think death must be pretty close. She has had nil by mouth now for 10 days and is painfully thin. ... (14 replies)
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... I tell my children NOT to use a feeding tube on me if I am in any medical state that is not possible to be cured. Alzheimers fits this description. If I am in the final stage of AD and cannot process nourishment, I want to die in peace without tubes in my throat or stomach. ... (41 replies)
... Hey there, My dad is int he latter stages of Alzheimers. That is a tendency they have. Basically they forget how to eat and drink. That part of their brain is not telling them that they need to eat. Bascially they are like a few week old child. They do loose alot of bodily functions... ... (12 replies)
... stages of Alzheimers when she suffered a massive stroke in March of 2007. ... (18 replies)
Alzheimers spouse
Jul 10, 2011
... ions! The people here have been there and done that for quite awhile now. I wish wish wish I had found this board way before I did because it is a treasure trove of helpful advice including the much needed hand holding. We may not see one another's faces here but we see their hearts in the words typed out in times of need. ... (11 replies)
... heard the last part of the game. I got home at 10 pm. ... (2 replies)
... NO WAY .. yet when she returned for her final respite before placement, back into adult diapers, not a squeak. ... (12 replies)
My father in law
Aug 16, 2005
... He has suffered with a couple of chest infections. One of which recently left him in hospital. Hes still there two weeks later. ... (1 replies)
Crys for help!
Feb 1, 2003
... Hi, I have just found this board tonight and I can relate to every posting. My mum also has Alzheimers Dementia. She is 75 and we first noticed that something was not quite right about 12 years ago. ... (28 replies)
... Dear Tami, So sorry for what you are going through. You say your dad is not able to take proper care of your Mom, and I agree. Lying in bed all day comes at a much later stage of Alzheimer's, not in such a recently diagnosed case. ... (9 replies)
... in a matter of months. ... (9 replies)
Advice please
Aug 21, 2011
... I don't have a lot of suggestions for you, Ann. ... (6 replies)
... The lady who led the group who was affiliated with Alzheimers Society, asked him about his family? ... (11 replies)
Feeding tube???
May 9, 2012
... I thought of you last night. ... (70 replies)




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