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    diarrhoea and Alzheimers

    That's interesting. Mum has been on Donepezil for 7 years and not had any side effects, but she has deteriorated recently, so maybe we need to review her medication.
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    diarrhoea and Alzheimers

    Hi. Can sudden diarrhoea be a symptom of Alzheimers? My mother has had this happen twice now in 6 weeks, which seems strange. She is already urinary incontinent, I'm wondering if she is becoming double incontinent. Thank you.
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    cataract post-op eye drops

    Hi everyone. Thank you so much for all your comments and suggestions. We think the waiting time is 3 months so the next step will be to visit Mum's GP and see what we can put in place in advance. We certainly don't want her to be hospitalised post-op waiting for social services to organise...
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    cataract post-op eye drops

    Hello. My mother has Alzheimers and she still lives on her own with carer assistance twice weekly, She is on the waiting list for a cataract operation but we have been told she will have to have drops in 4 times a day for 6 weeks. There is no way she is going to either manage or remember to...
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    carer vs cleaner

    Hi. My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimers nearly 6 years ago, and has been suffering from urinary incontinence for some time now. At the moment she lives independently without any external support, and goes out regularly. When I went to visit her home yesterday the stench of urine was...