Dad refuses to wear a coat when it rains. Conversely, he refuses to take his coat and scarf off when it's sunny. We had a heatwave in the UK recently - yes, 32⁰c is considered V E R Y warm here - and dad insisted on joining us for an evening walk with his jumper, […]
My mother has Alzheimer's and frequently asks to speak with her parents, I don't have the heart to tell her that they are dead. What would be the best way to deflect this question without upsetting her? submitted by /u/kaen [link] [comments]
My mom told me about a week ago that my grandpa was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. It’s something that we’ve suspected for a couple years, but hearing his diagnosis is still incredibly painful. My grandpa and I are extremely close, and I’m having a very hard time with it. He’s coming to visit us in […]
I haven't been able to figure out how to keep my mother hydrated properly. She never drinks water on her own and when i give it to her i'm lucky if she even takes a sip. She barely drinks a bottle of water a day if even that. I think giving it to her in […]
Just what is Alzheimer’s?
Alzheimer’s is a a degenerative brain disease of unknown cause that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks .