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    Over excitement

    My OH has Alzheimer's. He gets over excited about things, such as cheers lots even if given a biscuit. Any ideas of how to help him to be calmer would be good please. Reds
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    Respite

    Hi, Do care homes offer one night stays for respite? Reds
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    Too excited

    Yes! Thank you for your understanding. Has thrown light on the matter.
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    Too excited

    Just want to say thanks again to bunpoots and canary. Have never heard of this before and me and my husband have had to cope with this for years! He is on medication for before behaviour tho. I will definitely speak to his specialist. I use lots of coping strategies to cope with the...
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    Too excited

    Thank you for very much for the advice! Will look into it. Also for the replies. Reds x
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    Too excited

    Thank you! It is very hard when all the time, every day. Cheering, hoorays, laughing, crying, yeehas its hard to emphasize, its loud and excitable and can happen anywhere and with anyone. Its too much!
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    Too excited

    Ok thanks marionq. He laughs at things that are not funny, if we go out in the car he does a lot of cheering, hoorays, cries about things, gets excited about one biscuit with hoorays and cheering and all the time!! Know there is worse behaviour but it can be too much! Sings the same thing...
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    Too excited

    Hi Husband has Alzheimer's. He gets very too excited about things, what can I do? Reds
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    Other problems - Alzheimer's

    Thank you Canary, wondered what people thought generally
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    Other problems - Alzheimer's

    Hi, Are people with Alzheimer's prone to infections such as chest? Why does a temperature make Alzheimer's worse? Also skin problems? Even if kept clean. Reds
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    State Pension and Carers Allowance?

    Thank you for your replies
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    State Pension and Carers Allowance?

    Hi al My husband has Alzheimer's but now receives a state pension. Can I still receive a carer's allowance? Also when I receive a state pension in the future does my carer's allowance need to stop? What about private pension too? Reds
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    Incontinence

    Thank you all for your kind help. I have read the links and will decide what might be best for him. I am not sure if a catheter is the right thing for him at the moment.
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    Incontinence

    Thank you! Yes he does have cream/wash product on prescription. They don't seem to want to give a medication due to it being because of memory. Thanks again for helping.
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    Incontinence

    Hi all I have been managing my husband's incontinence for over two years now and am tired of it. I get him to change his incontinence pants regularly but hard waking up to helping him early morning and just before I go to bed. I am wondering if a catheter would help him and also be easier to...
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    Hospital stay, please advise

    My husband has Alzheimer's and had a recent hospital stay. I stayed with him for 5 nights as too worried to leave him alone but was too much for me as slept in a chair. A lot of illness on the ward which was mentally draining. Any tips on hospital stays. I have read the fact sheet. Did I...
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    Husband's assessment

    Ha! Thank you! x Not sure why she came either, I told her there was no financial change when she rang and the assessment made no difference which is what I said in the first place! I have no faith left in social services, they are not user friendly.
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    Husband's assessment

    Hi there! Is it right that a social worker during an assessment tells my husband that his illness will get worse!!! I think not! Reds
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    Holiday incontinence worry

    Thank you both of you!
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    Holiday incontinence worry

    Hi When going away should I tell hotel hubby is incontinent? Will take bed protection. Any tips on coping with incontinence on holiday would be good. Reds