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Left work early yesterday to visit Urgent Care to get some medicine--turned out to be allergies, not infection. After 2 hours there, I got a call from Mom's assisted living facility, saying they wanted her to be evaluated at the psych unit at the county hospital. She had told them that she'd tried twice i the last week to kill herself, by lying down in the bushes and poking a stick in her eye. She figured, I guess, that she'd bleed to death. There is no damage to her eye, nor any evidence that she
Hi - I'm new on this forum. I'm getting to a point I need to ask for opinion and experience any of you have. My mom is 83 and she has Alzheimer. Noticed the changed in her last year and took her to see specialist. I didn't ask for any medication. Has been monitoring her. Gave her more supplements. 4 weeks back my sister asked me to checked with Dr for medication. She was given Ebixa. Started 1 week on 5mg then 2nd week on 10mg. By right 3rd week on 150mg but I put her still on 10mg. The 3rd week
I am new to the group. Just diagnosed with frontal temporal dementia. On the exelon patch extremely tired. Am I the only one
Hi all i just joined this site . I am 66 with end stage respiratory problems and many associated problems . My husband is 77 and just been diagnosed with vascular dementia . He has been my main carer for years and is the love of my life we have managed for years with no help from social services etc . However now i decided im going to start asking ! My main problem at the moment is we ars falling out a lot ,big changes ahead i know ! He worries about me so much that makes him more agitated which
hello my name is Elizabeth and i have just been diagnosed with Alzheimer,s Dementure i am 61 and i live in south wales with my husband Bob i have seen one blog about a girl whos grandad had it for 14 years is this normal