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My Mother Gets Extremely Mad At Us When She Thinks That We Are Keeping "her" Dog From Her. She Has Not Had A Pet In Years.

My Mother Gets Extremely Mad At Us When She Thinks That We Are Keeping "her" Dog From Her. She Has Not Had A Pet In Years.

She tries to take my sister's dog and yells, cries, slams things, etc. sometimes when she can't take the dog home. It is happening more and more. We have tried the distraction technique but it doesn't always work (especially if she is angry). We have given her a stuffed dog but she rarely carries it. My dad has finally started the process to get in-home help, but he is exhausted. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

A myALZteam Member said:

Paulette,
It seems to me your Mom is living in that period of time when she had a dog and it must have been a happy time. I would keep the dog out of her sight because she truly believes the dog is hers and will never comprehend that it is not. That is a part of the decease. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒน

posted 21 days ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Sometimes doctors can give you suggestions.

posted 21 days ago
A myALZteam Member said:

I Bless you. When ANGER strikes there is nothing that's gonna stop it! He's doing the right thing. Get a caregiver or Hospice.
You can only do so much. And You have to be healthy because if your not then you can't give. Take care of yourself. It's not being selfish.๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ™
Stay Strong๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’ช

posted 5 days ago
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