I joined using my mother, however my father also has Alzheimer's. Can I add him also? Thank you.
He gets all dressed and no matter what I tell him , he wants to leave the house, I have tried Cowboy movies to distract him and that sometimes works. What else can I do?
My 96 year old mother has been taking zyprexa for 6 years. My mom has had dementia for 8 -9 years. This is the only medicine she takes for dementia. My mom was given this medicine by her primary doctor to help her eat better and to address hallucinations she was having due to her dementia. Recently, we have been told by her nursing facility that she should be weaned off this medicine. My mother is very restless and spends most of her nights walking the halls of her assisted living facility. My mother is… read more
Has anyone tried CBD oil? I've had someone try to convince me she knows someone who made a miraculous turn around. (not cure, but improvement) I know it's reaching, but just curious if anyone has tried it, and what were the results.
Dad told me today that he has this weird thing -- he'll be reading a book or writing some notes, and then "everything is gone." It took a bit of conversation to understand what he meant. As best as I could decipher, it's the same affect of closing his eyes for a few seconds. I asked if he thinks he just fell asleep briefly, but he says it feels different than nodding off. He says it lasts only a few seconds each time. It's the first time he has told me about it but he… read more
When I joined I quickly picked a picture of me. I would really like a picture of both of us. How can I change it?
My mother's doctors have suggested/told my mother that she should no longer be driving. She now lives in an independent living facility where transportation is provided. Earlier this year, I borrowed my mother's car. My sister and I decided this would be a good way to transition into not returning the car to my mom. Recently, we told my mom that we would not be returning the car to her and… read more
I see I have 16 unread notifications and I don't know where they are. How do I access them or they just scattered all over? I am becoming disenchanted with this site and its seemingly disorganization.