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... Hello. My mom is falling into the final stages of alzheimers. She needs assistance with everyday activity from bathing to eating. ... (3 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)
... 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)
... Trying to keep it simple here ... ??? My MIL was diagnosed with dementia. The doctor said there was no point in telling her because she a) would forget or b) wouldn't understand or c) deny the entire thing and cause more problems. It's a personal choice. We do believe educating our charges will help them in their journey with the disease, but I think it's justification... (7 replies)
... I'm not sure if this is an answer, but the disease alzheimers is very strong in my family on my fathers side. ... (10 replies)
... ice cream, pudding, iced tea, little pieces of fruit. ... (6 replies)
Why do they fall?
May 18, 2005
... my parents have been married 57 years and my dad is in the final stages of alzheimers. unfortunately my mom just won't accept the inevitable, that dad will one day leave us for good. ... (6 replies)
Swollen stomach
Jul 8, 2007
... is alone with support from myself and my daughter and he's been having the occasional visit from a nurse. His father is almost 93 and is, without a doubt, in the final stages of Alzheimers. He no longer responds, he eats and drinks minute amounts and coughs constantly. He has six decubitus ulcers and is doubly incontinent. ... (5 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)
... My sister and I almost lost our dad about a week ago to the dreaded disease, Alzheimer's. He is in the final stages and our mother just can't seem to come to terms with the fact that dad will not get better or ever recover from this disease. ... (4 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)
Suggestions please
Nov 30, 2006
... because the house is in both of their names. But he didnt do anything about it so now of course it makes everything so much more complicated. ... (8 replies)
... Hello Crisgo...I understand the feelings that your mother is going through. It seems perplexing to children to see their parent angry, short tempered, and out of control. Because even as adults, we look to our parents to keep the peace, remain calm and rational in the face of adversity. ... (27 replies)
Feel so angry
Jan 20, 2009
... I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's diagnosis. I do understand what you are feeling. ... (13 replies)
... I'm new to this forum and am looking for information about alzheimer's. I have 3 out of 5 aunts, all on my father's side, who have been diagnosed with alzheimer's. One is in the final stages and can no longer function. ... (2 replies)
Jan 29, 2009
... Is she on any of the early AD meds that help in the short run? ... (7 replies)
... but check this board regularly. Just to let you know a bit of history .... ... (6 replies)
DNR Opinion
Feb 6, 2010
... I'm so glad you posted about this topic. As usual, I'm overwhelmed by the compassionate and thoughtful feedback you've received from this wonderful group of angels. ... (18 replies)

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