We took mother 's keys away about 2 months ago. She did OK at first. Now she is demanding her key and does
not want anyone to drive her or go with her. Very frustrating.
When do you decide to move to assisted living from independent living? Stove has been unplugged, doesn't seem to cook or heat up much anymore, one meal per day provided by facility is included, meals are brought in often by family and friends. I believe she has forgotten how to use the washer and dryer but of course has an excuse as to what is going on with it. I have started doing her laundry. In any given day she can range from totally off to great detail and recall. My fear is that she will… read more
how do we know what stage my mother is in at the momment she has to have everything done for he like washing herself making something to eat and she cannot remember anything from 10 minutes ago.
Mom recently got discharged from her assisted living and is in a rehab, not of our choosing. After a hospital visit, that was recommended by the doctor at the assisted living, they decided that she was not well enough to return there.She is not doing well, very agitated and sometimes aggressive. We have tried to adjust her meds and she is either still agitated or totally snowed. In the last 3 weeks she has lost the ability to ambulate and has difficulty… read more
I help him to clean himself after a bowel movement, but is not easy. He gets very angered, irritated and is starting to hold my wrists hard and changing his face to angered one. I'm getting scared of his behaviour. Any suggestions please?
She sobs. Tells us we don't understand. She feels like she is in a prison, Taken her will to live. Not sure what approach I should use to help her adjust. Will she adjust? She lives alone and there are 3 daughters who are willing to take her wherever and whenever she needs to go.
My Mom is 90 prob mid stage Alz and quite spry, social, friendly with many - but no true best friend. She's agreeable and kind, She does get frustrated at times and many periods of low energy, feeling tired, just don't feel right without anything obvious going on.
she's been in one facility nearly 3 years. It was difficult at first but gradually got better. In the last year I feel that she… read more
In U.S. are there facilities that take patients who only have Medicare as income?
My wife Ben drinking more and more soda and ice tea