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My Dad Was Recently Prescribed Celexa

My Dad Was Recently Prescribed Celexa

Has anyone had any good or bad effects from using this medication?

A myALZteam Member said:

PS no bad effects. He's been on it for about 1 1/2 years so far.

posted over 3 years ago

Celexa

Celexa

i take 30mg a day. i do have dry mouth and increase urination .no other problem. what else should i know about this drug?

A myALZteam Member said:

I really had no side effects with celexa except the first month trying to get it into my system.

posted over 3 years ago

Meaningful Activities For Memory Card Residents

Meaningful Activities For Memory Card Residents

My parents are new memory care residents. What types of activities are your loved ones involved in that are enjoyable and stimulating?

A myALZteam Member said:

My husband loves Souza marches so he perks up when I ask Alexa to play John Phillip Souza marches. We march around.

posted 3 months ago

How Do I Make My Husband Comfortable When I Bring Someone In To Sit With Him For A Few Hours?

How Do I Make My Husband Comfortable When I Bring Someone In To Sit With Him For A Few Hours?

I am the caregiver for my 69 yr old husband who was diagnosed 5 yrs ago with Alzheimer’s. He still thinks he is capable of doing most things he could do before, which he is not. He is OK to leave home while I go for groceries as long as I leave him a note. The note helps when he forgets where I am. I also check in on him with my Alexa screen. All he has to do is talk to me-no dialing or answering the phone. He is soooo… read more

A myALZteam Member said:

For a year I tried to get my Mum to agree to have someone sit with her while I went out. She always flat out refused, yelling, stamping her feet and… read more

posted 5 months ago

Is There A Cookbook Of Recommended Recipes For ALZ Patients? Or Can You Share Some Foods Your ALZ Loved Ones Like?

Is There A Cookbook Of Recommended Recipes For ALZ Patients? Or Can You Share Some Foods Your ALZ Loved Ones Like?

Dad is eating only about 25% of what he used to, and he's on a mechanical-soft diet. Since he isn't very active, he doesn't need to eat all that he used to, but eating is still something he can do (with help).

I think he has also reached the stage where foods don't always have a taste, but he still seems to enjoy sweets -- milkshakes and applesauce, for example.

So I'm looking for ideas of sweeter… read more

A myALZteam Member said:

Thanks everyone. We tried Ensure and tgat wirked a little, but we gotbto the point of fruit smoothies only. Eating was too hard, but drinking still ok

posted about 2 months ago

Does Anyone Have Good Ideas For Complete Menus Using Just Finger Foods?

Does Anyone Have Good Ideas For Complete Menus Using Just Finger Foods?

For quite some time we have found that one dish meals work best, especially if they can be served in a bowl or my husband's plate with higher sides. Most important is that everything must be eaten with only one "utensil" - fork, spoon, or fingers. We are moving toward finger foods most of the time. I've seen one memory care community that advertises they have created lovely meals all served as one or two bite appetizers. I enjoy cooking and… read more

A myALZteam Member said:

Tonight I did fix a finger food meal..... baked breaded fish into cubes, baby baked potatoes and cubes of roasted sweet potatoes. Had to watch him tho,… read more

posted over 2 years ago