I know that ALZ can cause you to lose some words and understanding. But do you find that your loved ones start creating new words or phrases? Instead of a shower, Dad now takes a "shower-bath". And if we talk about shower, he doesn't understand. This is one of the easier ones to understand. It is making it hard to understand him. He knows what he is saying, but the rest of us don't. I think I may need to build a "Dad's Dictionary" as we figure these out.
Has anyone tried CBD oil? I've had someone try to convince me she knows someone who made a miraculous turn around. (not cure, but improvement) I know it's reaching, but just curious if anyone has tried it, and what were the results.
My parents are new memory care residents. What types of activities are your loved ones involved in that are enjoyable and stimulating?
My mom has latched onto a 3 foot high santa decoration on a stand. I need to find something smaller. The stuffed animals don't work for her. The robotic ones I have seen are so expensive.
My mom has latched onto a 3 foot high santa decoration on a stand. I need to find something smaller. The stuffed animals don't work for her.
I see lots of mention of POA for Healthcare, but very little mention of POA for Finance. I would like to hear from those who are now POA for Finance for their LO.
I discovered that just because you are the spouse, doesn’t mean you are automatically POA for Finance.
Did you have an attorney help you?
If you are a POA for Finance, do you have any suggestions about when using it. Do you have any good experiences to tell about as you had to invoke it? Do you have bad experiences to tell abou?
I’ve researched online about donating my fathers brain for alzheimers study and its becoming a real possibility. This disease needs a cure and if my fathers brain could help in any way I think it would make him happy to know his pain and suffering wasn’t in vain.
he is no longer able or interested in them and says if we sell our house we will leave them there - when is an appropriate time to start disposing of them as they are a constant reminder of the man who slipped away before my very eyes and there was nothing i could do to save him ! the boys indicated they are not interested in having them so ultimately it willbe me doing this - we are not shifting btw - it was just his way of dealing with something that is too difficult now ! 😢
Hi. I became familiar with ADLs a couple years ago, but just learned the term IADLs. I found this list of differences helpful: https://www.seniorplanningservices.com/files/20...
Currently, my dad does well with ADLs but the IADLS are difficult or not possible for him.
Do people move into Assisted Living when they don't seem to need help with ADLs yet? As I said, he can do ADLs but not many IADLs well.