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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)
... 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)
... 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. She is on an acid reducer. She has started trying to throwup if she eats or drinks. ... (2 replies)

... er and he was still unresponsive but I got to tell him what I needed to and felt good to be by his side. Supper time came and that's when I saw how much he lost of his swallowing reflex. He wasn't able to swallow pureed potatoes but they managed to give him a bit of Ensure and thickened juice. ... (40 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. ... (40 replies)
... My dad lives 1000 km away from me and I'm his POA. I am happy that one of his cousins also live in the area so he can go and visit him. ... (40 replies)
... My mother passed away in February of this year. She was 85. ... (40 replies)
... I would hate for her to be pressured into trying to do something she is no longer capable of. On the other hand, if it is because of the cold, or maybe because she is so full up with the food supplements am I worrying for nothing? ... (4 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)
... uld not bring her home. She is not on anything now. No cymbalta no aricept. She does have Dementia. She is not agititated at all in the facility I think alot of her agititation at home stemmed from the fact that she knew her mind was slipping and she was slipping and could not keep up with things like she once could. ... (19 replies)
... Thanks so much for your reply! I am so sorry about the passing of your dad this year. ... (40 replies)
... when this is going on because its a matter of time it all depends upon the person and there will to live also. ... (40 replies)
... I still have my Mother and dread the day that she will no longer be with me. But I also know I do not want her to suffer anymore and she is not even at the late stage yet. May God wrap his arms around you and hold you while you grieve. ... (40 replies)
... Just wanted to let you know that my dad passed away yesterday morning after a long battle of 8 years with dementia... ... (40 replies)
... Thanks for taking the time to respond to NH happenings. I have kind of checked around town. ... (19 replies)
... You will be in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this terrible stage with your Dad. I also hope your stomach problem can be solved and you will regain your good health. ... (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)
... Xanax is definitely not the best medication of agitation. There are other medications that work a lot better with out the after effects. ... (40 replies)
... Brylin, my dad does not always cooperate with showers. About a third of the residents there don't cooperate with showers. Yesterday I found my Mom trying to "put Dad to bed" in a room that didn't belong to them. ... (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)

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