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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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Dementia?
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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Hello Everyone.
I decided to return to the WebMD communities. Long-time member using 'davedsel57' as my screen name. My dad...More
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Contact Person in case of Emergency on Doctors for...
Today the Dermatologist's nurse called to speak to my husband who has AD about the report of possible...More
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MEDICATION HELP
i'm new to this and hope that someone can help me. my dad is in a nursing home and has alzheimer's,...More
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MEDICATION HELP
i'm new to this and hope that someone can help me. my dad is in a nursing home and has alzheimer's,...More
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MEDICATION HELP
i'm new to this and hope that someone can help me. my dad is in a nursing home and has alzheimer's,...More
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Welcome April
Hi Everyone, The older I get, the faster time flies by! Spring is in the air, and it's a good...More
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surgery effect on alzheimer's
BACKGROUND: My mom, age 86, diabetic & healthy except she has alzheimer's & breast cancer. She lives...More
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looking for an article for the degrees of alzheim...
hi ! trying to find an article that would give me something to guage alzheimers,,, mild, moderate, severe. my...More
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looking for an article for the degrees of alzheim...
hi ! trying to find an article that would give me something to guage alzheimers,,, mild, moderate, severe. my...More
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looking for an article for the degrees of alzheim...
hi ! trying to find an article that would give me something to guage alzheimers,,, mild, moderate, severe. my...More
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my dad is heavyset and has dementia with lewy body
does anyone else have a problem with getting your loved one up and down from weight issues?
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Alzheimer's vs. Lewy Body Dementia
Yesterday I had a new revelation after listening to a news report on dementia. It stated that a person who...More
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Alzheimer's vs. Lewy Body Dementia
Yesterday I had a new revelation after listening to a news report on dementia. It stated that a person who...More
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Please Get Involved in Clinical Trials for Alzheim...
Get involved in Clinical Trials. You can join a database to be notified of Clinical Trials in your area....More
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What are the end stages like?
Hi, My aunt has had Alzheimer's for about 6 years. After a bout with pneumonia in November, she seemed to...More
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March Greetings
Hi Everyone, Sorry that I've been a little late with replies but I've just finished a round of...More
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Help
My 65 yr. old mother was diagnosed today with dementia and ataxia. I'm devastated, so is my father. Any...More
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Does he or dosen't he?
My spouse of 43 yrs has me somewhat concerned if he has beginning stages of Alzheimer's.First he is only...More
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My husband's family stole him from me, wants conse...
HELP! Though I have just read a lot from the law library, RE abduction, which is a crime, especially when...More
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Helping Mom accept and make decisions
A little quick history. My husband's father has Alzheimers, he received a preliminary diagnosis over a year...More
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Worried about husband
My husband (62) is having symptoms that have me very worried. Difficulty communicating, finding words. He...More
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Anxiety and Interrupted Sleep
Isn't anxiety and sleepless nights a side effect of Alzheimer's? As much as I read about AD, I felt that...More
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Senior Sleep Walking
We just moved my dad into an assisted living facility. Over the past 2 months he has lived at his senior...More
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Mom has dementia and is very anxious.
My mom has been living with Alzheimers for quite some time but the last few years she has become very...More
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February
Hi Everyone, Can't believe it's February. I had a 2 week vacation to Florida where the sun was...More

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