Alzheimer's Question

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Pets

Pets

How does everyone handle the case of an Alzheimer's patient with pets?
Specifically, my husband has two dogs - big ones - that he adores. I know that having pets are good for an Alzheimer's patient, and caring for them gives the patient something to focus on, but he is overfeeding them (treats every 20 minutes or so) and has forgotten them outside. When he puts them outside in cold weather (it's -28 Celsius here today) I have to watch and get them in as soon as I can. I'm already tired from caring for him,… read more

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A myALZteam Member said:

My dog like blueberries, strawberries and bananas also carrots so I have mom give him a couple of berries which is better than some treats. That helps.… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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