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Reply: My Dad
That blood glucose readings make so much sense. I am struggling to keep my fasting numbers under 150 now, and...More
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Reply: Help Please! Alzheimer's Med. is taking my healthy...
That is great info, I had not thought of. I just need to find out the attorney's name. I am sure this quack...More
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Reply: Alzheimer's Support and Advice Please
Sorry, it took me so long to respond but I have been so busy with so much but I do thank you so much for...More
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Reply: Extreme Lethargy with Alzheimers/Dementia
Hi Debbikay58- In addition to Dave's good advice, I wanted to say that it could be something very serious, and...More
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Narcotic pain relievers help AD?
I just read this fascinating article on the People's Pharmacy site about people who have been "awakened"...More
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Reply: undiagnosed dementia
Hello. I am sorry you and your family are going through this. You really need to get you step mother to go...More
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Reply: transfer into bed difficulty
Margaretsdaughter, I'm sorry you haven't received an answer to you question. I'm afraid I don't know of a good...More
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Reply: I am 40 and have strted using the wrong words ofte...
Are you showing any signs menopause? Hormonal changes can affect your memory and sentence structure...More
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Reply: what's wrong with me?
I forgot to ask: Are you under a great deal of pressure to excel academically? If you are, that is probably the...More
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Reply: Decline
Annenana, if it usually starts late in the afternoon, it could be Sundowning Syndrome. Has anyone mentioned...More
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Reply: Dave
It's good to hear from you, Dave. I'm sorry about your dad's decline. I know that you and your wife have...More
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Reply: Opinion needed
Hello Nanagirls, I'm sorry your mother is having this problem, and I know it's a worry for you. It seems very...More
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Reply: 47 year old daughter of an earlier onset Alzheimer...
Thank you very much Dr. London. I am currently trying to get her moved to a nursing home closer to me which...More
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Opinion needed
My mother is 82 years old, in a senior care center in the Alzheimer's unit. She has had dementia/alzheimers...More
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Cocoa and Alzheimer's
I just read this article on the People's Pharmacy site, about a promising study on mice showing that a...More
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Reply: Compassion and Choices
Thanks for the kind words, Judy. Hope you enjoyed the long weekend. CarolMore
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Reply: 1st Doctor's appointment
Can you tell him that the doctor's office called, and they need to see him again? Maybe tell him that one of...More
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Reply: For awhile my mom
I'm glad you're getting the help of a support group. It can make you feel less alone as you go through this...More
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Reply: Making a plan for a loved one
Thank you Judy. After looking at the Alzheimer's Assn. Website, I believe there are more resources...More
Posted by musicmomoftwins
47 year old daughter of an earlier onset Alzheimer...
I love my Mother very very much and would do anything for her. The physician's told me that there was NO way...More
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Reply: my dad
You are in a tough situation but the sooner your family gets some outside help, the better it will...More
June is almost here
Hi Everyone, Now that the weather is a little more predictable, I hope, enjoy the breezes on your...More
Reply: Complaining mom
HI FROGETTE, So glad you found a support group! It is OK for you to share some of your feelings...More
Reply: I have a question
Hi mugsy1960, Please take care of yourself first. Get help with your depression. That you even...More
Reply: Please Help!
H cristy06, Sorry for the delay in responding. Your mother may be having a reaction to Aricept,...More
Reply: Husband is diagnosed
Hi, You are wise to have arranged for the day program. It looks like he gave it a try and got...More
Reply: i need help
Hi, Let me add to the wise suggestions given to you and add that getting support for you outside...More
Complaining mom
Mom was diagnosed 4 years ago and when she was, I moved her in with me. I had her for 4 months before I...More
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Reply: Alzheimer
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