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    Mom won't sit still

    Merlin, thank you for taking the time to respond to my query. So sorry that you are going through similar issues. As for exercise, I believe everyone around my Mom is losing weight at the moment :) the staff in her home are really good and spend their days walking the halls with her. The...
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    Christmas

    We are also gearing up for the first Christmas since my Mom went into the nursing home :(. Mom doesn't like to leave the home now ... she got very anxious after 5 minutes in my sister's house last week and wanted to go back to the nursing home. Thank you so much Shelagh for sharing your...
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    Mom won't sit still

    Hello all.. I posted here last year when my Mom was diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease and Lewy Body Dementia and was very grateful for the advice and welcome I received then. I'm back today looking for more advice please. The PD appears to be secondary to the dementia which seems to have...
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    Hi and some advice please

    Thanks Netti (and welcome to you too). We have a similar med dispenser for my Mom but she still gets confused. The To Do list is a good idea, I think it's worth a try - we'll continue with the phone calls as well tho'... just in case. Thanks :)
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    Hi and some advice please

    Thanks to all for the welcome and responses!
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    Hi and some advice please

    Thank you for the welcome Clare.. I'm glad I found this site.. altho' I wish I hadn't had to (and I'm sure I'm not alone there )
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    Hi and some advice please

    Hello, This forum was recommended to me today so I thought I would come by, say Hello and maybe get some advice on my Mom. She is 76 and has been diagnosed with Parkinson's and Lewy Body Dementia :( For now, she is OK to live at home with people dropping by and checking on her. She can...