Hello! I am concerned about my 82 year old father. He has begun to have some cognitive skills. Especially with numbers. But the most troubling symptom is night time hallucinations. He states that he knows these crabs and soldiers and people that he's seeing aren't real, but he is seeing them at night. Is this a symptom of Alzheimer's? I haven't read anything yet that mentions hallucinations.View Thread
Thank you so much, Kathy, for responding to my post and for sharing your experience and help. I've been trying to get my father to the doctors. The problem at this point is that he has had a deep rooted phobia of doctors his entire life. He fears that they are going to kill him - accidentally - due to misdiagnosis or something. So he won't go to the doctors willingly. This last time that I attempted to convince him to just have a checkup, he told me that he isn't worried about the hallucinations because he knows what the hallucinations are. I asked him what and he told me that the hallucinations are people who have passed beckoning him over to the spirit world. So, I feel that I am pushed up against a wall until he will agree to medical care. Thank you though, for caring! That means a lot and I don't feel so alone.View Thread
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