1. Expert Q&A: Protecting a person with dementia from financial abuse - Weds 26 June, 3:30-4:30 pm

    Financial abuse can have serious consequences for a person with dementia. Find out how to protect a person with dementia from financial abuse.

    Sam, our Knowledge Officer (Legal and Welfare Rights) is our expert on this topic. She will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday 26 June between 3:30 - 4:30 pm.

    You can either post questions >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll answer as many as we can on the day.

  1. Billy boy

    Billy boy Registered User

    Mar 26, 2015
    2
    How do I know what stage my dad is at? He is 89.5 constantly repetitive,mostly incontinent and dosent /can't cook ...he dosent dress properly but sometimes manages to shave ! He can't remember yesterday and says his brain is muddled(on a good day) he won't have carers and got annoyed when I got the doctor out although he swears the doctor has never been out.He lives at home with his wife of 86 who has AML!!! I care for them both but don't know what stage he is classed as being at ...can anyone suggest??? Thank you
     
  2. Anniebell

    Anniebell Registered User

    Jan 31, 2015
    115
    Hi Billy boy my mum was diagnosed in dec 2014 when I asked the physchiartrist what stage he thought my mum was at he told me they don't stage anymore because everyone is different. I looked up stages and roughly put my mum as stage 4/5 if you look at the seven stages of Alzheimer's it might give you an idea where you are with your dad sorry I can't be more help take care Annie x
     
  3. Kevinl

    Kevinl Registered User

    Aug 24, 2013
    4,668
    Salford
    Hi Billy, Welcome to TP

    Below is a link to the fact sheet giving the different stages, there is no medical set of stages but it is a guide to quantifying how he rates, as everyone is different you may have some signs of a later stage but in other ways be at an earlier stage.
    K
    http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_stages_of_alzheimers.asp
     
  4. Billy boy

    Billy boy Registered User

    Mar 26, 2015
    2

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