Someone told me the Alzheimer's Association provides free respite care. Is that true? I'm in central NC.
This has been happening for several months . Mum constantly says "I've had enough of that" and also "what are you doing to me now" in a very accusitory manner. Mum even says this when I am not anywhere near her e.g. while I'm washing up dishes in the kitchen. Tonight she was eating pears and custard, feeding herself which she rarely attempts nowand obviously enjoyed them but still kept saying "I've had enough of that" between mouth fulls.
Has anyone got any experience/advice for a relative with Alzheimers taking possessions not belonging to them (e.g. from day centres, restaurants, shops etc.), disguising and hoarding them? My 89 year old aunt, who has Alzheimers, has become very proficient at this and picks up any item from food to clothes. She has deveoped a penchant for cutlery–she thinks she could do with a knife in case there is an intruder; she is also… read more
My husband has been urinary incontinence for one and a half years. He's been to doctors with no intervention benefiting. I have come to realize it's part of this illness. But I have tried everything to remove the stains and sent. He also fails to change clothes so the smell is intense. He just doesn't have control or he fails to go to a bathroom. Apathy is the result. Any suggestions?
Hi all last night my husband was really confused about were we are living and even went to the tv to ask this bloke on there if he lived here as well it was hard to see him like that anyone else as the same problem ?
My husband takes in the morning, should it be switched to evening
My husband refuses to go to day centres with out me ,,or go into respite to give me a break as anyone else had the same problem ?
My mom asks for her parents now. Do you tell the truth that they have passed long time ago or just go with it? Also we can barely understand her words anymore. It’s mumbling. Again do we just go with it and nod yes etc it twllnher we can’t understand her. If she gets little upset you can understand her better. Not sure what’s right answer.
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