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waking up during the night and wandering
Hello everyone.. i am currently taking care of an 89 year old female with moderate Alzheimer's disease. We...More
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November is really here! Have a Happy Thanksgivin...
Hi Everyone, I finally can report we have finished moving - now it's about how to find a place...More
Alzheimer's and Literature
P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }A:link { }Colleen Sell, author of the book "A Cup of Comfort for Families...More
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At the end of my rope.....
Hello: On February 2012 I brought my 90 y/o mother, who had Senile Dementia, from Mexico to live with us,...More
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My mother hallucinates for several hours (sometimes it can last for 30 or more hours) and does not sleep or eat...More
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October is Here!
Hi Everyone, Hard to believe that October is here. Please forgive me for being slower that usual...More
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Lauramay's mom
Thank you all for your responses!! I'm going to find an AlZheimers support group, because just reading your...More
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Hello All! I'm new here, and looking for a sympathetic ear. My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's about 4...More
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Alzheimer's Concern
My Grandmother had 9 children. Out of the 9 Children. 4 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Dementia. She also...More
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Alzheimer's We need help getting my mother-in-law to bathe.More
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August Greetings
Hi Everyone, It's hard to believe that it is August already. It's been a busy summer. I've...More
International Care
It is time we put him in Long Term Care. We have looked at a ton of facilities here in southern California...More
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How do you get them to the doctor
My husband is 62 and showing definite signs of Alzheimers. After almost 2 weeks of constantly losing his...More
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Wife Refuses to Use Toilet Bowel Movement Only
My wife was diagnosed with early EOAD seven and half years ago. She is currently 64 years old. The latest...More
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Type 2 Diabetes / Alzheimer's Disease
A member of the WebMD Diabetes Community has posted an excellent item with links to very good information...More
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Alzheimer's and anti-depressant research
I'm a care-giver for a moderate to severe Alzheimer's client who lives with her daughter. Since I started...More
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Meal Plan
I have been taking care of my mother-in-law for about 5 yr. now. She was 89 when I started, will be 94 this...More
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Just a note about Aracept, Exelon, etc.
Hi Everyone, It seems that people who take Aricept, Exelon, or another similar products have a...More
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Beautiful June
Hello Everyone. I've been negligent in checking in. Things have been going well for me and Ken. He is...More
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Problem with bowel movements
Mom is in the middle stages or early late stage of Alzheimer's. she has been having chronic problems with...More
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Alzheimer is uncontrollable disease
Alzheimer's disease can be possible if you have a close relative who have this too- I read it in google...More
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Emotions after the death of an alzheimer patient/f...
I have been looking for support groups for some of my family including myself since the recent passing of my...More
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My Mom just passed away and my brother and I are caring for my Dad with Alzheimer's. I am angry that my life...More
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meds and alzheimers
I am a care giver for a elderly man in his 80s . he has Alzheimer's. the family does not understand the affect of...More
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New philosophy for treating dementia patients
There is a fascinating article in the current New Yorker about a facility in Arizona using a completely...More
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I'm really anxious to hear from folks that are experiencing a family member with dementia? My mother-in-law is...More
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I decided to return to the WebMD communities. Long-time member using 'davedsel57' as my screen name. My dad...More
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