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Namenda

Namenda

My client takes this but lately she be asking me to take her home when she is home especially at night she gets up and paces the hallway and wakes me up to ask to go home i take her back to her room and tell her to look around the room and show her pictures till she goes back to sleep but I'm losing alot of sleep and my nerves are shot what to do have doctor appointment with her in a couple days

A myALZteam Member said:

If you check online there are support groups for non family/paid Alz caregivers with lots of info and support... you say she's your client but also that you have POA so Admin can look at your situation.

posted about 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

She is my friend that i take care of without pay from the goodness of my heart yes i said client her name is Patricia so if they want to review that's great no need to put me in a certain spot light I'm me a human being with a good heart reaching out for support as you are sorry to use the word client just trying to protect and receive information okay enjoy your day

posted about 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Hi Steve - you refer to the person you are caring for as your “client”, which indicates that you may have stumbled upon this site while looking for help for a professional caring relationship. This site is an intentionally designed community to provide support for family caregivers as well as those who are living in the early stages of dementia. While we are thankful for the work that professional caregivers do, we ask that you allow us the space to keep this community for the unique journey that we are on. I have asked the admin to review your membership in our group. Thanks for the work you are doing with your client!

posted about 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Not a problem thanks for understanding enjoy your day stay safe

posted about 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Hi Steve- I certainly am not trying to hurt you or shame you. And I apologize if I made assumptions about the relationship you have with your friend based on the language in your post. We are a protective group of people and there are so few places that we can gather without the presence of professionals. As you know, taking care of someone you love has a lot of different dimensions and we try to keep this as a safe space for us, you included, so it does not become a place for professionals to get advice for patients or clients. I hope you find this place as helpful as I have and that you and Patricia are getting all the support you need in these crazy times. Again, I apologize for the assumptions I made and I hope you will forgive me. Sending hugs and support to you and Patricia!❤️

posted about 2 years ago
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