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How do I go on?
Jan 14, 2009
... vagueness of where familiar objects are, complaints about not remembering well, forgetting names once well known. There is however, no loss of abilities in social interactions or in employment situations. ... (63 replies)
... vagueness of where familiar objects are, complaints about not remembering well, forgetting names once well known. There is however, no loss of abilities in social interactions or in employment situations. ... (0 replies)
... forgetting names one formerly knew well. No objective evidence of memory deficit on clinical interview. No objective deficits in employment or social situations. ... (35 replies)

... Mariah, Thank you so much for posting this list. I have been hunting all over to find a support group online with some answers. The list you posted has helped give me a better understanding as to what I can expect. Both my parents age 80 were diagnosed with early Alzheimers, Dad is worse than Mom. He didn't remember eating breakfast yesterday. He was all upset that I didn't... (35 replies)
... vagueness of where familiar objects are, complaints about not remembering well, forgetting names once well known. There is however, no loss of abilities in social interactions or in employment situations. ... (35 replies)
... I don't really know anything about dementia or Alzehimers, and my grandfather died of Alzehimers. So let me set the stage: I've always been a little/modrately forgetful...probably due to some early childhood trauma's that I don't want to go into. I was married for 21 years then divorced, diagnosed with PTSD/MDD due to Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault about a year ago. ... (1 replies)
... but these days he seems to be forgetting a lot of things. ... (1 replies)
... he moment, their name will go further down the list until later. If circumstances change, whilst waiting for a placement, then a simple phone call will get their names bumped up ... at least your prepared. ... (12 replies)
... My leg hurts, when he means ribs. And although he is forgetting names now, he is very aware of who, what, where, just has trouble finding the right word. ... (1 replies)
Moms forgetting us
May 30, 2006
... Hi Jess, (((((((((((hugs)))))))))))) Bless your heart - I know just how you feel as my mother mentally "youthened", not knowing me because her Barbara was a small child, then not knowing me at all because she was too young to have children. She dismissed a picture of Dad as "that old man isn't my Shep". Not many months later she was distressed and I asked what was wrong. ... (7 replies)
... The things that you describe were very similar to what my husband was doing. In particular, my husband really struggled with names and remembering words. He knew that something wasn't right, and agreed to make an appointment for a physical. ... (1 replies)
... I have turned into one way streets but thankfully had the common sense to get out of there fast. Years ago I hit my own fence while backing out. I'm constantly forgetting to take my medication, how do I know I don't have the beginnings of dementia? ... (18 replies)
... lived alone in that phase, and none of us realized that she was forgetting to pay some bills, running out of essentials, etc We did notice that she forgot many names and details, especially recent ones, while being able to tell stories of her childhood easily. ... (2 replies)
... Most people get forgetful as they age. In general terms we all forget things, even like your grandma does. Names of people, where you left things, etc. The general rule with Alzheimer's Disease is that they forget different thing. ... (3 replies)
... u have 10 heads. I know she doesn't have much time left and it hurts. She can still talk and knows that we are familiar to her even if she has no idea what our names are. She's walking and moving, thought she did forget how to sit down a few days ago. She's in the hospital on IV now. ... (10 replies)
Five weeks later..
Jul 19, 2010
... She is back to calling out our names again...mostly in the afternoons. ... (23 replies)
... It started as simples as forgetting place names and peoples names. ... (7 replies)
... Forgetting places and names of family members. ... (5 replies)
... reats, putting cheese puffs in the microwave and burning them, and feeding them to the dogs. One time he put sugar, lettuce, and yogurt in a bowl for the dogs. Forgetting to take his meds. Then his speech changed almost overnight. First it was just a few words, and you could make out what he was trying to say. ... (16 replies)
... Hi there. I'm new here and all that jazz. My mom just turned 70 and in Feb. was diagnosed with Parkinson's, and a few months later with dementia. It seems to be of the "subcortical" type, but Alzheimer's cannot be ruled out. Basically, while her memory is not good and hasn't been for a long time ("I'm just so bad with names...") she doesn't exhibit the kind of constant... (4 replies)


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