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She cheerfully will wear Depends, but will pull them down and go to the bathroom anywhere. I thought of something like suspenders that would slow her down and give me time to get to her before she goes. I get up several times a night to take her to the bathroom and watch her like a hawk during the day, but she is so quick to pull them down I don't know what to do. I am so tired of cleaning it up and washing all her bedding and my nerves are bad from continually… read more
Would anyone know if dementia is considered a disability ? My husband starting having memory issues 5-6 ago and had been seeing a neurologist during that time which of coarse his memory is much worse things he could do in the past he can no longer do I was told by a neighbor that I should check into disability . I thought this would be the best place to start and get input . Thanks so much Linda Brooks
We are having new carpet and paint inside his house. Furniture will be moved out and no tv. Should I take him to a Family members house during the day while they work? This could be 2 weeks to complete. I'm afraid this will be very disturbing to Dad. He still knows what's going on and who we are. Just very forgetful.
My dad is in Independent Living. After he fell, we're having a caregiver come in for an hour three times a day to help him with tasks because his right arm is in a sling. Before the fall, we wanted a caregiver to come in semi-regularly to do things like a load of laundry and some dishes but my dad was resisting, so getting this set up was a silver lining to the fall.
The caregivers are staff in the IL facility. My dad did not like one of the ladies and… read more