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Top 10 Search Results for "Dementia and self harm"

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Self Denial

Self Denial

No matter how many times she’s been told by numerous doctors about her dementia she is still in denial. She says things like “I think they’ve made a mistake”

A myALZteam Member said:

My husband has vascular parkinsons and dementia, and I have never told him because he wouldn't understand anyway! So why risk upsetting him?
We just… read more

posted over 2 years ago

What Is Meant By "ADD PROVIDER"?

What Is Meant By "ADD PROVIDER"?

I'm new to myALZteam. In my profile it asks me to "Add Provider". What are you referring to? My PC, my dad's PC? I don't think he sees a Neurologist. (I'll have to check- seems like he should be) !

A myALZteam Member said:

Oops....me again and ignore my "my story" comment....you did a great job filling that part out.

posted 8 months ago

Can Dementia Suddenly Manifest Itself With Semi Consciousness And Confusion?

Can Dementia Suddenly Manifest Itself With Semi Consciousness And Confusion?

My husband has had dementia for 5 years. Four years ago he had an episode and has now been hospitalized with another. Generally he doesn't recognize me, most of his speech is gibberish and he is immobile. Normally He is self sufficient, very mobile and verbal. He acts like someone who has had a stroke but the doctors say no. I'm hoping to get him into a nearby rehab facility as the hospital wants to release him as all tests have come… read more

A myALZteam Member said:

Here is an update to my post over a month ago. We will be bringing Bob home this week. He has made tremendous strides in rehab. He's mobile, though… read more

posted about 1 year ago

What Is Vascular Dementia?

What Is Vascular Dementia?

What is the difference between vascular dementia and Alzheimer's?

A myALZteam Member said:

Does vascular dementia have the same characteristics as the other dementias? Is it faster progressing or slower?

posted over 3 years ago

Is Dementia/Alzheimer's Hereditary? Should I Get Checked For Alzheimer's? Is There A Way To Get An Early Diagnosis?

Is Dementia/Alzheimer's Hereditary? Should I Get Checked For Alzheimer's? Is There A Way To Get An Early Diagnosis?

My mother has Dementia and my dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer's last summer. Is there a way to find out if I have early stage Dementia/Alzheimer's?

A myALZteam Member said:

I was diagnosed a few years ago.

posted 24 days ago

Alzheimer's And Dementia The Same?

Alzheimer's And Dementia The Same?

A myALZteam Member said:

I think of it like cancer, dementia = cancer and alz is to dementia, like lung cancer is to cancer.

posted 3 months ago

Alcohol And Dementia

Alcohol And Dementia

My mum has Alzheimer's type dementia and is drinking an awful lot of alcohol ,she always liked a glass of wine but is drinking much more now
Does anyone have any advice or has faced similar issues
Thanks

A myALZteam Member said:

My husband who always enjoyed occasional beer or scotch his whole life. Now he only wants Blackberry Brandy like Gammie’s husband. He insists he has… read more

posted 3 months ago

Recently Diagnosed Early-stage Dementia.

Recently Diagnosed Early-stage Dementia.

Patients that has been recently diagnosed with minor dementia

A myALZteam Member said:

Hi Faye, sorry for the delay in answering, I've had house guests for the past two weeks. I haven't heard of it but I will look it up. Thanks for the… read more

posted over 2 years ago