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... developed by Dr. Barry Reisberg, provides caregivers an overview of the stages of cognitive function for those suffering from a primary degenerative dementia such as Alzheimer's disease. It is broken down into 7 different stages. ... (35 replies)
... I have been mostly lurking for the past week or so. Plus the more experienced ladies have been doing a fine job. Martha, Barbara, Angel Bear, and Barb!!! ... (12 replies)

How do I go on?
Jan 14, 2009
... sounds like your hands are very full! We bought one of the giant white board calendars, and installed it on the wall near the phone. I write everything in, and erase the days as they pass. ... (12 replies)
... It is so hard to put them into care but it must be done. Don't do what we did and wait too long, until something happens that spins their life completely out of control. ... (5 replies)
... Four months ago my grandmother was admitted into a nursing home to await surgery for her hip. About a week before the surgery she started showing signs of dementia, forgetting the date of the surgery, forgetting that I had visited her the day before etc. ... (4 replies)
It's advancing.
Dec 3, 2009
... It has been a long week but today was the first day that we had no tears. ... (56 replies)
... I had one of those huge calendars when the kids were growing up. There just wasn't room on a regfular calendar for the schedules and appointments of 5 people. It hung in the kitchen and was a very handy tool. ... (12 replies)
... Last night I got into an argument with my mom and she continued it back up this evening. While I would think nothing of it, it's come to me that there is something there that's not right...not the usual young adult argue with mom argument. ... (1 replies)
... was recently diagnosed Frontal Lobe Dementia. My FIL is and has been his entire life a narcissist. We all started to notice strange behavior. Accusing people of not coming to see him when he was hospitalized, when this person was there daily. Not being able to write a check or address an envelope. ... (16 replies)
... lives next door so that's a help. I try to stop by several times a week to keep the house tidy, make sure she has all her meds, etc. ... (5 replies)
... I, like you, would question the wisdom of that decision. ... (4 replies)
Mom's bad day
May 10, 2005
... right' and 'an easy patient.' Later her opinion changed to 'a little forgetful' and now "She must have Alzheimer's." This is only an LPN but one with many years of experience. ... (18 replies)
... it is an awful feeling isn't it, i hate it when i see my mums fear of not being able to comphrehend what is hapening to her in situations. ... (9 replies)
... neighbors of old! ... (12 replies)
... When my mom still lived alone, I visited once a week. My first sign of a problem was when my brother called and wanted to know why I never visited mom. ... (14 replies)
... you really ought to choose assited living. If you can afford it, this is a good option. These are no longer the 'nursing homes' of old. There are wonderful caring paces out there where your Dad wlil be helped. ... (5 replies)
... When we did the DPOA, the only way our parents would do it, was to put each of them 1st on the others DPOA. ... (12 replies)
... You guys are right about the guns and the car. I will talk to my sister in a day or two, and see what she wants us to do. It is the car I am most worried about. I do not think he can get the gun locks off! ... (12 replies)

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