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... Each stage of this disease brings emotions and challenges to us that seem impossible to bear...but, our love for our loved one helps carry us thru. ... (15 replies)
... no way to know how long this will take. You just handle one day at a time or one hour at a time. You and your Dad do need additional help. A few hours a day of hospice leaves you wilth hours to care for your Mom. A nursing home would give your mom the 24 hour a day 7 days a week care that she needs. ... (15 replies)
... ith walker. so i called the dr and he had her admitted to the hospital. Her blood pressure was extremely high. He called me the next day and said we had a choice of hospice or nursing home. I chose hospice. ... (15 replies)

... Dear Tami,All I can tell you Tami is to do your best for your Mom during these last days. i ll be thinking of you and praying for your family. ... (15 replies)
... Tami...also thinking of you today...sometimes, just you knowing so many are right there with you in their thoughts helps just a little. ... (15 replies)
... Sometimes I just don't know what to say. It is exhausting. It is heartbreaking. With each of your stories my heart breaks more. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks so much for your reply! I am so sorry about the passing of your dad this year. ... (40 replies)
... Thankfully we had the doctor's blessing to stop all medicines. My mother's quality of life was much better after that. ... (19 replies)
... when I think of Mom now, it is not with tears. ... (15 replies)
... All I can tell you Tami is to do your best for your Mom during these last days. No matter what it is just do the best you can for her and you'll have some peace of mind when she is gone. I wish I could help you more. ... (15 replies)
... Please get yourself the 90 Minutes in Heaven book by Don Porter. he's a minister that as a result of a car accident got to go to heaven and was there for 90 minutes. ... (15 replies)
... THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!! I am going to slowly start telling her that I will be ok , and I have told her she will be ok. I am getting myself to the point of telling her it is ok to let go. I put her parents picture beside her bed hopefully to let her know they are waiting for her. ... (15 replies)
... that path that you are on. It is an uncomfortable one to be on. And it is hard, but it is worse for your mom to see you suffer. YOu need to be at peace for both of you. Honey, there is nothing that you can do to stop this death march, but there is much you can do for you and your mom now. ... (15 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)
... Sorry to hear he's at THAT stage .. that's so frightening for everybody!!! ... (11 replies)
... You want to fight with her and for her. What I had to do was wrap my head around what fight I needed to be fighting. Your Mom's feet are probably cold because of lack of circulation. The body is amazing. It will send it's resources to the areas that need it the most. ... (4 replies)
... Unfortunately, yes, this is the FINAL stage. No more to go. This is it. ... (11 replies)
... My mom fell on may 18 and broke her femur she was doing pretty good ,she was about the 5 th stage of Alzheimer's but after the fall it seems she has went down so fast i can't catch my breath. ... (4 replies)
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... ell 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)

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