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My husband has started talking about people in our past. He says that they have called and I need to call them. How do I handle him?

He also rambled on about guns and someone going to hurt us. He said if I didn’t call someone I might go to jail. I am at a loss on how to answer him without him getting upset saying I don’t believe him.

posted 3 days ago by A myALZteam User
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Kathy
So far my husband hasn’t gotten violent. He just gets upset and thinks I don’t believe him.
Hugs to you.

posted about 14 hours ago

What does a good day look like for your loved one? Feel free to attach a photo.

tags: good day good day with Alzheimer's

posted 6 days ago by A myALZteam User
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I always say to my mother a good day is when you can feel the cold. She is always complaining that it is to cold. My mother is fortunate. She is 93,… read more

posted about 10 hours ago

What support is available overnight ?

My partners Mum has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's but calls her most nights in the early hours and is confused as to what time it is or what day it is - is there any support for this during the night ?

posted 7 days ago by A myALZteam User
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Calling in the middle of the night indicates she is having trouble sleeping through the night. When she wakes up, she is probably a little confused… read more

posted 3 days ago

Can change of routine, food & a different person (care taker) affect someone to have a TIA or symptoms similar? My mama is in Stage 2 of 3.

I recently hired a Home Help woman to care for my mom three hours each afternoon/evening. I finally realized it was taking its toll on me. We took keys to her car away two years ago b/c she got lost a 2nd time while driving. I try to fit everything into one day. Work, gym, mama, husband & my pooch, Tesla. Started working a lot of OT so I quit going to the gym. I was/am… read more

posted 8 days ago by A myALZteam User
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I have a dramatic breakdown when my sister's menu changes even slightly, unless she requests a change. Breakfast is 2 blueberry waffles and a small… read more

posted 3 days ago

Does anyone have advice on how to help my dad with grieving over my mom? They were married 58 years and she died suddenly and unexpected

My dad keeps forgetting my mom is gone and it’s heartbreaking to have to remind him constantly.

posted 8 days ago by A myALZteam User
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Tell him it will be ok and your there for him. Change the subject when he talk about your mom. Bring up funny stories. That they did together. Try not… read more

posted 8 days ago

Looking for skilled nursing care for Alzheimers for two near Lexington, NC.

Mom's been in care for 1.5 years; Dad nearly a year. Moved them in June because of substandard care; now Dad has fallen at least 10-12 times in a week and Mom in the hospital for a concussion from her second fall. Does anyone have any recommendations for a facility with skilled nursing care for Alzheimer's patients?

tags: #Alzheimersskillednursingcare

posted 10 days ago by A myALZteam User
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Thanks for your response. We're not having any luck. We need: skilled nursing care, Alzheimer's/memory care, Medicare/Medicaid approved, and an… read more

posted 8 days ago

What are you plans with your loved one during the holidays?

tags: holiday plans

posted 13 days ago by A myALZteam User
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I sent Christmas cards for Momma Nita and issued invitations for her friends to come for several small get togethers during the Holiday season. She is a… read more

posted about 8 hours ago

SMI discount

Hi does anyone have any info on the SMI discount fir council tax for my Mum who has dementia I’ve just been watching The Martin Lewis Show and apparently there’s a form to fill in as dementia sufferers shouldn’t be paying it

posted 14 days ago by A myALZteam User
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Martin has his own website go on it an search for your answer they have forums on there were you can ask anything you need help with I've been a member… read more

posted 11 days ago

Has anyone read “The End of Alzheimer’s” by Dr. Dale E Bredesen?

Anyone tried the protocol or know anyone that has?

posted 14 days ago by A myALZteam User
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I haven't read it but I've done enough research on it to know its nonsense and a way to conn money out of people. If it was truly 'an end to Alzheimers"… read more

posted 14 days ago

My mom recently fell on their stairs and is now better, wants to use them again even though she clearly shouldn't! Help!

posted 16 days ago by A myALZteam User
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How many stairs. Is it out side or in side. They have these chairs you attach and the chair. Ride up and down the stair cases. Ones of my clients had… read more

posted 8 days ago
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