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Reply: OT - For Carol
Just got the call from the surgeon's office - my left hip replacement surgery is scheduled for November 16....More
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-Dave
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Reply: Alzheimer/Dementia Concern
Hello kabing- That is really dangerous for him to eat in a reclining position; I can see why you're concerned....More
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Reply: Happy Memorial Day!
Hi, Carol. I would call it 95% recovered with my right hip. The top of the incision is still draining a bit...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: I need a professional opinion.
Unfortunately, that is not how any WebMD community works. You need to be proactive, do your research and find...More
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-Dave
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Reply: Dealing with Cerebral Athrophy and rapid cycling b...
Hello again, Floridapoolbum. As I said before, I'm so sorry you've been going through such a terrible time. ...More
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A poem that I wrote today
It's been difficult lately, as the battle lines have been drawn. Even getting out of bed is a...More
Posted by floridapoolbum
Memory-damaging medications
From the People's Pharmacy, an article about medications that can cause serious problems with memory. CarolMore
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Reply: Concerned about early onset at 31?
Hawkingschair, I wanted to add that stress and fatigue can also cause some of the symptoms you describe. In my...More
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Reply: Anti-Anxiety Drugs
Oops -- "there" is an herbal...
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Reply: Dr nohelp
Hello- What medication is she taking? If it's something like Aricept of Namenda and she's in the late stages...More
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Reply: Alzheimer's Help
What an upsetting situation. Your mother may be agitated because she doesn't feel well or because the stroke...More
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Reply: i need a friend who understands this disease
Hello. I'm so sorry you're going through such a distressing time. The last post on this thread was three years...More
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Reply: Mom is Picking
I, too, am sorry that your mother and family are dealing with this. In addition to Dave's excellent advice, I...More
Posted by cjh1203
Reply: Need Advice on Overcoming Denial
Thank you. Really helpful. I'll talk to my sister and see what we can get started with.
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Reply: OT: Update on Me and My Hips
That's great news, Dave! What a relief to finally have a date, and to have a surgeon you have confidence in. ...More
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Reply: Non-Family Question
Also be aware that until a person is officially diagnosed with any form of Dementia, such as Alzheimer's...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: HAPPY EASTER, EVERYONE!
Thanks, Dave -- same to you! CarolMore
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Reply: Protandim and its affect on slowing the progressio...
Hello larayne32. As far as I know, there is no way to have people contact you outside this forum, but it's not...More
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News Roundup
We've gotten a couple of interesting news stories about alzheimer's that I thought were definitely worth...More
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Reply: Off-topic: Dave
Wow, Dave, that's just awful. You're right -- there's no excuse for what happened, and I wouldn't go back to...More
Posted by cjh1203
Changes in vision with Alzheimer's
I didn't know any of things discussed in this video regarding dementia patients' changes in vision. It's...More
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Reply: Difficult realizing they will never get better
Thanks. I appreciate the encouragement.
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Reply: Feel as if i could do more
Thank you so much I was just having a bad day yesterday but it is nice to know I am not alone thank you
Posted by darrick2
Reply: early stages
I just read your post and it helped me feel not so alone or like an awful care taker My sister is 52 yrs and...More
Posted by darrick2
Reply: support groups
Hello. The best thing you can do is go to the Alzheimer's Association website at http://www.alz.org/ You...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Skin Test for Alzheimer's
"A small, early study hints that a skin test may someday be able to help diagnose people with Alzheimer's...More
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Reply: Alzheimer cure out there for 2 years??
Hello. The site you link to does not seem to have any true medical background. As of yet, to my knowledge,...More
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-Dave
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Early Stages
Wow y'all! It appears that each of you are living what is the beginning of my bad dream. My partner has not...More
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Reply: Alzheimer´s and bananas
Hello. I did a Yahoo search using the title of your post and got many hits. Here is a link to one...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Hiring health care aides
Thank You again Dave!!! You have offered me hopoe when I needed it! Thank-you again for taking time to...More
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