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    ashamed

    better and worse hi, just wanted to say my dad and me went through a very difficult stage with mum who has ad where she would shout at us and call us frequently telling us to go and never come back. whilst it is sad that she has got progressively worse we are now experiencing a very loving...
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    Trying to understand symptoms?

    really usefull article my mum also has alzheimers and i have found it really difficult to understand her behaviour even though i am a nurse. one article that helped though was understanding the Demtia experience by jennifer Ghent-Fuller Alzheimer society cambridge, ontario Canada. its not...
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    new and distressed!

    Thanx for your replies, Feel a little less bewildered by AD after reading threads and replies and as for Heart condition now i have got over the shock i can make sense of the information available. My manager at work is really good with me as is my GP, so i feel i shall be able to spend much...
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    new and distressed!

    Thankyou, yes i live faily close about five miles away, so try to visit pretty often though i am on my own with two kids who get bored if they come along and generally end up fighting and upsetting my parents, usually try to leave one with a friend while i visit with the other one, Dad is 74...
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    new and distressed!

    Hi, having recently started to come to terms with the fact that my mum has AD, myself and my family have also found out that she has coronary heart disease that needs surgery sooner rather than later. it feels very much like not only is she living with one death sentance but two! at the moment...