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Originally Posted by Black Cat Billy
Hi, My cousin who lives in St Ives has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. She is 60. I am trying to set up a network of supportive friends. She lives alone and her only son is in the army. There are two cousins, one in Glasgow (caring for her 90+ Mum with dementia) and me living in Somerset. Without the support of amazing neighbours her life would be impossible. She cannot use the computer so cannot use your forum. With the help of two friends (also long distance) she has had MRI scan/ memory clinic
My cousin has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. She is 60. She lives in St Ives Cambridge. I live in Somerset. Her son is in the army. I'm looking for a friend who could visit her. Is there anyone out there who can help us?
I felt better this morning. Not as good as the 7 days that have just gone but good enough. I needed to see the GP for a prescription change and I saw someone new. She was just as wonderful as all the rest in that practice. It is amazing how different they are to the staff working at the hospital. All the GP's in this practice are very personable unlike the hospital doctors and nurses who are very clinical.
The double dose of diuretics are working and my fluid retention is lessening.
mum started on Ebixia five weeks ago and the last week apart from being more drowsy, when she is awake her moods are up and down more than usual and her talking and laughing has become more exagerated and louder. Obviously we would prefer her happy but the memory people have told the care home staff that it is not the tablets and we were wondering if anyone has seen this in there relatives taking Ebixia. We are also thinking that maybe the tabs don't suit mum even though they
Day 20 was another 'not so good' day. I had arranged to meet a friend for coffee which meant a 25 minute drive which took me through the glorious countryside and all the beautiful colours.
The double dose of diuretics are working because I need to go to the loo continuously!!!
It was another quiet afternoon in the sunroom and then I went for a short sleep in bed which helped a lot.