1. totallyconfused

    totallyconfused Registered User

    Apr 18, 2016
    390
    I said to my mother you look like you have seen a ghost. She says "I am a ghost" and laughed.

    creepy but funny.

    The woman has severe alzheimers but comes out with this stuff.
     
  2. Linbrusco

    Linbrusco Registered User

    Mar 4, 2013
    1,573
    Female
    Auckland...... New Zealand
    My Mum is in end stage Alzheimers and mostly non verbal. She says the odd word clear as anything but if she does say much more it’s incoherent.

    The other week, I was telling her that my 22yo son had gone on holiday.
    She said... a bit jumbled but you could still make it out “ Hes looking for a girlfriend” I almost fell off my chair :eek:

    then yesterday when I was getting Mum something to drink I said
    “ Here Mum, I’ve got some whisky for you” :p she screwed up her face and said “ No whisky” and laughed and pretended to hit my arm :) This is a typical Mum reaction that I haven’t seen for years :p
     
  3. Rob_E

    Rob_E Registered User

    Feb 1, 2015
    162
    Male
    Liverpool
    Today there was some piano backing music on Endeavor (the detective TV series) and mum suddenly started playing an imaginary piano and grinning! One of the lighter moments.
     
  4. emp

    emp Registered User

    Jun 27, 2018
    34
    My mum brought my nan over to my house the other day (think she was at her wits end and wanted me to distract my nan for a bit). She was enamored with my house rabbits, but being the anti social blighters they are, they wouldn't come over to let her stroke them. So she declared we all needed to "Make a noise like a cabbage leaf". My grandad laughed so much his teeth fell out
     
  5. marionq

    marionq Registered User

    Apr 24, 2013
    5,790
    Female
    Scotland
    After his shower I sat John on the bed and gave him a towel to dry his feet. He seemed to be struggling a bit and said he couldn’t find them. I laughed and told him they were at the end of his legs. “So they are. I thought they were further away”!
     
  6. MaNaAk

    MaNaAk Registered User

    Jun 19, 2016
    1,244
    Essex
    Dear Marion,

    I think you should have asked him what he thought were on the ends of his legs!

    MaNaAk
     
  7. Meljay

    Meljay New member

    Aug 19, 2019
    5
    My mum came out with a classic last night, asking me if I had seen her clean up in the living room while I was upstairs. I still haven’t come up with a good answer
     
  8. Rosserk

    Rosserk Registered User

    Jul 9, 2019
    116
    My mum found an old picture of herself today. She showed it to me and I said whose that. She looked at me like I was mad and said it’s me silly she’s got lovely dark curly it’s a shame she’s dead now!
     
  9. MaNaAk

    MaNaAk Registered User

    Jun 19, 2016
    1,244
    Essex
    Try asking her if she saw you clean the upstairs whilst she cleaned the downstairs!

    MaNaAk
     
  10. MaNaAk

    MaNaAk Registered User

    Jun 19, 2016
    1,244
    Essex
    Erh!

    MaNaAk
     
  11. LizzieM

    LizzieM Registered User

    May 6, 2019
    27
    I love that - in fact that’s the damn cleverness of these diseases. In the week of all the disagreements over the best jokes from the Festival and Fringe your Nan gets the prize, unwitting though it may be. Xx
     
  12. totallyconfused

    totallyconfused Registered User

    Apr 18, 2016
    390
    My mother went in to bed last night and said thank god this ordeal is nearly over!
     
  13. totallyconfused

    totallyconfused Registered User

    Apr 18, 2016
    390
    My mother will often call me a man-shes obviously confused and I have a sense of humour about it. I often say to my sister I better start wearing dresses and doll myself up a bit!

    Anyway, The other day she asked me my name. She laughed and I said "that's a girls name!"
     
  14. Just me

    Just me Registered User

    Nov 17, 2013
    81
    Mum came into the kitchen today and said “I’m not working”, meaning she was confused. Bless
     

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