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Thank you, Dave. I hope you and your family had a wonderful Easter, too! CarolMore
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Hey there, I also have some usefull information on Alzheimer disease Please check the below link to...More
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Tupelo, I'm also very sorry about what your sister and your family are going through. Dave has given you great...More
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Carol, my dad is doing OK. He had a little scuffle with a fellow resident last month so they moved my dad to...More
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Hi Dr. Judy! I just stumbled upon these forums, and saw this post. Is your book on the Kindle? I think I'm...More
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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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Ruth, Where in PA? I'm in northeast Ohio!!and my husband was a firefighter! Unfortunately, he retired and we...More
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Hello and welcome. IMHO, the center would be a good experience for your husband. However, if he does not...More
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Reply: Please Help!
Hello and welcome. I am sorry your family is going through this and fully understand. First, learn all you...More
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Thank you davedsel2 your so correct , Thank you for advice.More
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Hi Dave, It's always a pleasure to hear your good cheer! JudyMore
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HI again, Your are really a trooper! The reason why I think that an accurate diagnosis is...More
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I came across your post and wondering if you had follow up. I know its from a couple years ago.
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Reply: What Stage Could She Be In ?
Hi edv7028, Vascular dementia does not have stages. But, once the brain is weakened from one type...More
Reply: what is the helpful meal to reduce Alzheimer
Hi kaamee, Depression, infection and dehydration can show signs of dementia. A physical exam is...More
Reply: Is It February Already?
Hi, How devoted you are to your loved ones. In fact, you all are primary caregivers - the person...More
Dementia
My mother who has recently been diagnosed with mild to moderate dementia refuses to acknowledge her condition....More
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Reply: Bananas and Alzheimer's
My wife eats bananas several times almost every day; and she was diagnosed with Occipital Vascular Dementia in...More
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Reply: Moved into a 55+ community
Momrich, There are medications which involve a skin patch - the Exelon patch. That eases the...More
Reply: hubby new onset
Peggy, it's nice of you to make that offer, but the person who posted that hasn't been here in two years. You...More
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Hi, Carol. We make an effort to see my dad at least once per month. It is an hour drive each way and a bit...More
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-Dave
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Reply: Daddy's girl needs to learn how to best care for h...
Hi, It's always a challenge when someone you love refuses to get medical input. Brainstorm any...More
Reply: Alzheimer's Support and Advice Please
Hi, What a situation you have from both sides. The Alzheimer's Assn. is definitely you best bet -...More
Reply: December Check-In
Sure wish someone would un-pin this thread. I've requested that several times, but nothing happens.
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For what it's worth, I get stomach pain when I drink Ensure Plus (I've not yet tried the regular Ensure). I...More
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Hi, You need to consult with Adult Protective Services and/or contact the Alzheimer's Assn. to...More
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I would suggest having a sitter with her at night. They can lock the door and have a key with them in...More
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