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Home Care
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Are any of you caring for your loved one at home? If so, what challenges are you facing? My husband is late onset Alz, early stage 6 so right now I am able to cope. But as things progress, I know I am in for some real challenges. Does anyone use hospice or home care providers? What were your opinions? Any helpful advice would be appreciated.

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Hospice is great whether at home or in care facility. My husband has them in Memory Care.

My Mom Has Been In Assisted Living For 5 Weeks. She Cries And Begs Us To Take Her Home. Has Anyone Experienced This?
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She gets angry with us (her children) for not taking her home. She has tried to leave on multiple occasions. She has packed up her pictures, clothes and other belongings. We are considering bringing her home because this is horrible. She is completely obsessed and irrational.

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Some places allow monitoring cameras to be placed in the room, allowing you to monitor their care from home.

I Was Told Waiting List For Memory Care Is 2,3 Years. Is It True?
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My hubs is a Vietnam Vet. The VA facilities in our area are very nice. They were my first choice. The problem is they do not have lockdown units. So anyone that is in the stage of dementia where… read more

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

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My hubby has vascular dementia and is currently on both Donepezil and Mementine. These two meds have worked good together for him. At first he was diagnosed as MCI (Alzheimer's)but almost a year… read more

How Do You Know When It Is Time To Have Someone Placed In A Care Facility?
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Mom still can do her personal care for the most part. She does not use the kitchen anymore, nor does she drive or go anyplace unattended. Her spouse is taking care of her for the most part with help from my sister and myself 3 days a week. Mom is getting very frustrated because we can't always figure out what she is trying to say. She also thinks we are always talking about her or that we are plotting against her. She also believes her husband is fooling around on her. One time said him and… read more

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my Mother -in-law was in a facility and i brought her home and took care of her 24/7 with the help of my father-in-law,my husband and best friend, she pasted at home on April 16 2023, it hit me very… read more

In Home Psychiatric Care
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Yesterday my husbands doctors office called and told me his doctor wanted me to call my husbands insurance company and request in home psychiatric care. Apparently I have to call myself and initiate the request. Does anyone have experience with psychiatric care visits and did you find them useful?

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I have never heard of this, but it's probably what my wife needs!

Does Anyone Else Notice A Lot Of Twitching And Jumping When Their Loved One With Dementia Is Sleeping During The Day.my
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My mums limbs twitch and jump when she is dosing during the day.

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Me too

Anyone Experienced Their Loved One Being Evicted From Memory Dare?
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A couple of days ago, I was given a 45 day eviction notice for my husband from the director of his memory care residence. She told me he should be in a skilled nursing facility, where they can keep him sedated. She told me that, even if another memory care decides to accept him, I’ll likely end up getting an eviction notice for him from them, too. But the nursing homes, I’ve contacted, seem to respond as if I’ve got my head up my butt. And they tell me they’re not equipped to handle dementia.

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Catmama, I am so very sorry to hear about your situation, and I hope the social worker can help you find a good solution for your loved one. I do know that memory care facilities sometimes send a… read more

Does Anyone Have Any Ideas On How To Stay True To Yourself During This Trying Time Of Being A Full Time Caregiver???
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Maybe this question was posted prior to my joining this site & if so, please forgive
My husband was diagnosed in 2012, & now needs me for everything. He sometimes gets angry if I leave the room. I don't feel like a person anymore. I don't get to be just me anymore. I don't get to do the things some of the things I used to enjoy. Sometimes I feel resentful, & angry at this disease. Sometimes I am angry at his children for not helping out even though I know in my heart they are busy with… read more

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Jank, I'm so sorry! Is there anyway you could have someone come in and care for your husband once or twice a week. Or can someone in your family come help with him? Then you can have some ME time… read more

I Know There Are Many Factors To Consider, But What Was Happening To Make You Decide That Your Loved One Could No Longer Be Left Home Alone?
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That must have been pretty scary. Thank God, D hasn't gone near a stove in about 5 years. I haven't been able to leave him alone fir about a year and a half. Mostly because he woukd go outside and… read more