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... Alzheimer's generally progresses in a more linear, or "slide" fashion. Dementia with Lewy Bodies seems to progress in an "up and down" fashion as well as having symptoms unique from those of vascular and Alzheimer's. Hope that helps. ... (3 replies)
... my mom's drops happen every 2 or three weeks. She has a great mindset in that time although there are things that her mind only works because of the dementia. Then in about 2 or 3 weeks she just one day wakes up and begins to forget things. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you. How many of these drops may occur? ... (3 replies)

... Conjestive Heart Failure, kidney problems,out of control diabetes,overweight, aphasia, irregular heat beat, very bad knees, etc. He has had at least three strokes that we know of. ... (3 replies)
... Something you said struck a cord.... "I've seen and encountered dementia patients before and they are alert and mobile typically."........ ... (11 replies)
... to determine what to expect next. Each, with vascular dementia, will follow their own path through the disease. ... (2 replies)
... rd turn in cognition when he had a cardiovascular event. Unlike Mom's Alzheimer's which was a constant decline. Sometimes you can not be sure until you see the progression and the symptoms. ... (13 replies)
... Any dementia elders do wander into another resident's room. My FIL's home does the same. Often I saw some stuff left by the other residents in his room. ... (15 replies)
Vascular dementia
Jan 12, 2009
... My dad passed away a year ago from an anuerism, but he suffered from vascular dementia. It sounds like your Mom's stroke did more damage than the dementia. ... (10 replies)
... Glad you decided to post. Lurking is good but enjoy hearing the stories and experiences of all. What you ask is the million dollar question with no good answer. ... (15 replies)
... n a correct diagnosis amoeba. Yes general physicians throw labels and medication.... if they recognize the problem at all. They only have an overview knowledge of dementia. The neurologist will take his time and do more specific test. ... (11 replies)
Vascular dementia
Jan 13, 2009
... I'm with Ibake, it does sound like the incontinence is a result of the stroke. My Dad has vascular dementia.... and has for over 8 years. He is still continent and long as he does not have stomach upset. He has absolutely no short term memory. ... (10 replies)
... and a CT scan of his head which showed a mini stroke sometime in the past affecting the front left side of his brain, I think the Dr. said. This is in line with what we have seen, since this part of the brain controls memory, judgement, etc. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the board apachi. I had to start by accepting the reality of the situation and getting a proper diagnosis. Each dementia is different so you need to know which one you are dealing with. Then I had to learn everything I could about the disease. ... (10 replies)
... I can relate to the rapid mental deterioration Danny. My Dad has vascular dementia. He was diagnosed about 9 years ago and can his decline has been very slow. My Mom on the other hand has Alz. ... (10 replies)
... Mom had been Dad's caregiver until her diagnosis in 2006. Her decline was much more rapid than his. She become antisocial, resisted help, depressed, and fits of hysteria. She too began to wander, more around the building than out of the building. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... Seabell... Dementia is the broad category that includes anything deterioration of the bain. Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer are two types of Dementia. Dementia is like Ice Cream with Alzheimer being Rocky Road and Vascular Dementia being butter pecan. ... (3 replies)
... With Vascular Dementia the symptoms depend on the part of the brain that is affected. Dad had Vascular Dementia and his progression was very different from Mom's Alzheimer's. His short term memory was much better than hers. He did have holes in those memories. ... (11 replies)

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