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I Need Ideas On How To Keep Moms Depends On Her.
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She cheerfully will wear Depends, but will pull them down and go to the bathroom anywhere. I thought of something like suspenders that would slow her down and give me time to get to her before she goes. I get up several times a night to take her to the bathroom and watch her like a hawk during the day, but she is so quick to pull them down I don't know what to do. I am so tired of cleaning it up and washing all her bedding and my nerves are bad from continually being on guard. She is a healthy… read more

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Just an update to that post 6 months ago. I now put a swimsuit over her depends under the pajamas and tie it to her bra. We now have a month of dry floors. She is like Hodini at times and gets out of… read more

Ambien
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My father has been prescribed Ambien for his active wakeful nights. He walks around the house and keeps the family up asking questions. The Ambien only seems to work a few short three hours. I fear this drug is just inappropriate for someone who wakes in a state of confusion and only seems to cause more confusion after a 3 to 4 hour power nap. Anyone else?

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My husband is on xanax. he has tried several drugs for alzheimers and he has reacted badly to all including trazadone. The xanax has been the only drug that seems to help even a little. He is on the… read more

Ambien
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As an old retired nurse I can attest to the fact that drugs do react differently in different people and what works for one will n o t work for the next person! Can become a process of elimination… read more

Ambien
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My dad has been taking zolpidem for about a week. How long can he take this ?

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You would think so. I remember asking the doctor for something for dad when we were up 24/7 with him and they said they couldn't, as soon as he went into hospital they gave him medication

Dementia And The Television
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we are not able to watch the TV in the afternoon and evenings as mum sees what is on as real life and happening in our home and she gets very agitated and aggressive.
Does anyone else experience anything like this.

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with my husband, we could only watch a couple shows that he really liked from the past. A better alternative to TV for him was music that he used to enjoy. Near the end, music with words was too… read more

Twilight Confusion
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My husband was diagnosed 4 years ago and just before Christmas he has become increasingly confused and agitated as the daylight fades. Endlessly asking when he is going home etc etc. What is the best way to help him out and handle this please, Sue Arden

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Sounds exactly what my dad does like in the middle of the night. I was thinking about giving him a something to sleep better that I take when I have problems sleeping. We have a doctors appts next… read more

Getting Up In Middle Of Night
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My mother gets up in the middle of the night and is found on the couch with a gallon of ice cream and a spatula. This happens every night. Isn't there a way to get her to sleep through the night? Anyone? I really need help.

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My Dr. switched her sleeping pill. Has helped so much

Hello. Have Any Of You Given Your Loved Ones Advil PM Before Bed Time To Help Them Sleep? If So, How Do You Find It Works For Them?
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My mom was taking Advil PM and the doctor took her off of it. It increases the possibility of falls and can do damage to organs if taken regularly. We now use Trazodone (100 mg) before bed. Works… read more

Just Wondering…
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Anyone have experience with occasional use of low dose Seroquel for sleep or anxiety?

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Thanks. We are working on it

My Husband Becomes Violent And Hate Filled How Do I Help Him And Stay Safe
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He had a bad childhood with a mother who cheated on his father in front of him and left him and 5 brothers to raise themselves. He is always accusing me having boyfriends has hallucinations of me cheating even though I haven't left the house. Can flip like a switch wishing me dead and usually I just get out of the house because can't calm him down. He doesn't sleep long stretches and has awakened me with accusations and grabbing. He hasn't punched me but has kicked, put hands around throat… read more

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@A myALZteam Member!!GET MEDS QUICKLY!!!You can not be placed in danger!!! There are meds out there that can help with this aggression!!Tay date!! Prayers and HUGS!!😇😇😇