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Defecation In Once Used For Incontinence
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I told myself that was the line in the sand. Guilt kills me thinking of a nurse.

posted May 24
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Wanting To Wear The Same Clothes Everyday.
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Thomas will wear his housecoat while he laundries his same sweat pants and sweater. I've even had to mend a hole in his sweater. It was black, but now, it's grey.

posted May 22
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How about a weekly calendar/agenda/reminder? I am on a "daily shower" if I sweat, and every other day, if I don't! Same with underwear, shorts and shirts. SIMPLE, .usually agreed to, and easily… read more

posted May 26
My MIL With Dementia Started Calling The Dog To Get In The Bed With Her . However, She Is Alone In The Nursing Home.
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My MIL was alone in her room at the nursing home and in the bed when she called for her dog to come get in the bed with her and warm her feet.

posted May 22
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@A myALZteam Member
Did she have a special dog at one time? That could be an enduring memory. My husband always wants our cats in bed with him and says they keep him warm. I could see him remembering… read more

posted May 22 (edited)
My Husband Recently Has Gotten Worse, Rather Q. Is This The Start Of A Rapid
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Husband unable to do many things he could do before. Does this mean the disease will continue to progress rapidly? This decline happened rather rapidly. Need to know to plan for future. Very scary.

posted May 20
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Please still prepare for the unknown. I knew my Mom was declining. But she was still here. But in one week she was rushed to the hospital because her pressure
dropped. She didn't come home. So… read more

posted May 23
Does Anyone Else's Husband Focus On Death? Since The First Day, My Husband Realized He Was In His Care Facility He Is Determined To Die.
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posted May 20
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Me too. I don't know what I'd do without this group. They have given me advice and encouragement to see me through thick and thin. And everyone has been so loving and compassionate. I've never not had… read more

posted 13 hours ago
Restlessness, Technical Definition.
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When Judy goes restless she often says "this is not my home" and panic mode. I have Seroquel , as needed.
It seems to help defer the mood.
I prefer to avoid the med.
Any suggestions to get her through the restless mood?

posted May 20
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A ride in the car for my sister. We listen to the radio and I point out sights she might enjoy seeing.

posted May 21
How Do You Handle A Husband That Has Had His Driving Taken Away And He Is Angry About It?
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posted May 18
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YEARS AGO, I promised myself that if my skills deteriorated, I would give up driving, rather than cause an accident, get sued, or injure someone
5 years ago, my wife pointed out stuff I wasn't… read more

posted May 21
What Are Some The Other Forms Of Under That Umbrella And What Are The Differences?
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I understand that Alzheimers is a form of dementia (dementia is like an umbrella of which Alzheimer under.

posted May 14
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Thank you!

posted May 15
Moving
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For those of you whose partner lives elsewhere (memory care/assisted living), can you please share how you handled their move & how THEY handled/reacted to it?

posted May 13
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My mom's move to an assisted care facility-without a problem. BUT as the dementia/alzheimers progresses, she hates it, people don't like her, nobody helps her, I get hit w/this everytime I go up to… read more

posted May 23
Losing Or Hiding Valuable Things Ie Hearing Aids!
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posted May 13
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Mom always wraps her phone in a napkin. Hearing aid is gone most likely since she wads it up in Kleenex. Probably got tossed. I find cash around her apartment in the strangest places. I guess it all… read more

posted May 13
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