How do I know what stage my daddy is with Alzheimer's

How do I know what stage my daddy is with Alzheimer's

My mother doesnt want to accept my daddy has Alzheimer's. She doesn't want me to go to Dr with them when he goes I know she doesn't tell the Dr what he does at home. He wanders, getting hard for him to walk he falls & it's so hard to get him up. He will look at me when I call him daddy. But he thinks mama his wife is his mama & I'm Charlene (his wife my mother). I try to read all I can on this & helping take care of him the ways work for me. But my… read more

A myALZteam Member said:

Make an appointment with his doctor and go by yourself to fill him in. It is easier to let him know all the problems and then he will be able to subtly ask the right questions next time they visit. No one needs to know you went.

posted almost 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

I would also write or call the doctor and cue him in on what’s going on before the next visit.

posted almost 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Thank you for all the answers. My daddy is at stage 3. You all have been very helpful

posted almost 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

I got on the internet and printed out the 7 stages of Alz. Then I checked off all the items my husband did pretty consistently. That way I knew where he had been and what stage he was in now and what to be expecting later. Maybe you could show this to your mother.

posted almost 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Buy a book called THE 36-HOUR DAY, 6th edition this is the newest edition, will help you and your Mom. God Bless You

posted almost 2 years ago
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