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What Is Vascular Dementia?

What Is Vascular Dementia?

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

A myALZteam Member said:

If a petscan or even better, an amyloid petscan of the brain is done and it shows amyloid plaque, that would indicate Alzheimer's. My wife had an amyloid petscan 4 years ago and it showed moderate… read more

posted 10 months ago

Does Anyone Else Notice A Lot Of Twitching And Jumping When Their Loved One With Dementia Is Sleeping During The Day.my

Does Anyone Else Notice A Lot Of Twitching And Jumping When Their Loved One With Dementia Is Sleeping During The Day.my

My mums limbs twitch and jump when she is dosing during the day.

A myALZteam Member said:

Offer small amounts of some favorite food. Macaroni and cheese is easy to eat. My husband now eats with his hands and sometimes gets upset when I try to wipe hands clean. A protein drink is another… read more

posted 4 months ago

What Do You Do When Your Husband Doesn’t Want To Do Anything..see Friends, Short Road Trips, Do Puzzles, But Says He Is Bored. Help

What Do You Do When Your Husband Doesn’t Want To Do Anything..see Friends, Short Road Trips, Do Puzzles, But Says He Is Bored. Help

A myALZteam Member said:

@A myALZteam Member. good morning from Oregon.I'd love to hear what he does in this stage , ifvyiu mind sharing. .I think my. husband's might be in the moderate stage?? I get mixed up on the stage… read more

posted 4 months ago

How Do You Go About Getting Your Loved One Tested For Dementia Or Alz Without Hurting Their Feelings?

How Do You Go About Getting Your Loved One Tested For Dementia Or Alz Without Hurting Their Feelings?

I know that it might be helpful to know what stage they are in etc., but my husband is aware enough that I think it would be very hurtful for him to hear that he is needing to be tested for this disease. Who does the testing? Am I better off just letting things be and dealing with the day to day situations as they come, rather than KNOWING officially what I already can see happening?

A myALZteam Member said:

I felt better getting an answer to what was going on with me. Hearing the diagnosis was tough and emotions come with it. I chose to get tested to plan and prepare for the future. Do the things I can… read more

posted over 2 years ago

How Does One Find Out The Type Of Alzheimer's One Has?

How Does One Find Out The Type Of Alzheimer's One Has?

I didn't know there was a way to find out the type of Alzheimer's prior to an autopsy. What has been developed to changed this for a more specific diagnosis?

A myALZteam Member said:

CTs are now used for diagnosis before death, and more neurologist are now willing to go with the symptoms after specific testing and based on experience (the latter is conjecture on my part)… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Holidays

Holidays

Hi. I car for my mom who has a duel diagnosis of altzhmers and vascular dementia. We have always managed to take her on holiday with us as a family but last year she got very distressed. So am looking for suggestion on where me and my mom can go away with other carers and sufferers in a dementia friendly place
It would have to be in this country and disable your friendly too as my mom is in a wheelchair. I feel it would be a shame for her to miss out and I am hoping that there are some places… read more

A myALZteam Member said:

Thankyou

posted over 3 years ago

MIL. Lives Alone. A Man Brought Her Some Mail He Received By Mistake. She Now Believes Her Mail Is Being Re-rerouted. Tried To Calm Her Dow

MIL. Lives Alone. A Man Brought Her Some Mail He Received By Mistake. She Now Believes Her Mail Is Being Re-rerouted. Tried To Calm Her Dow

Just recently diagnosed but only with requests from family.
How do you know what stage? She has symptoms in 2 of them for sure and a few from other stages.....

A myALZteam Member said:

My husband seems to vary from one stage to another. One day is SO NORMAL! Then he can't even help me take out the trash...he gets SO CONFUSED! Has anyone else had this to happen?

posted over 5 years ago

Does Memantine And Donepezil Help With Vascular Dementia

Does Memantine And Donepezil Help With Vascular Dementia

A myALZteam Member said:

My sister had the same experience with the donepezil - nightmares would not take it after that. On menmantine for two months. So far no major effects

posted 6 months ago