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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 mother will not read r try any thing Ive told… read more

posted December 18, 2017
A myALZteam Member

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 December 27, 2017
A myALZteam Member

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

posted December 27, 2017
A myALZteam Member

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

posted December 21, 2017
A myALZteam Member

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 December 21, 2017
A myALZteam Member

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 December 19, 2017

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