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I know how you feel. It is the same exact thing withy husband. His dementia is frontotemporal, so no meaningful conversation or interest in any activities. He does not even dance anymore. This was what he loved. So sad. Pacing is all he does and he b...
tlmnelson27 05-05-2016 11:42 PM
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I'm so sorry that you are going through this, Mike. Please speak with her doctor. The aggression is part of the dementia. However, you need to me sure that you remain safe. Getting assaulted on a regarding basis is not good. There are medications tha...
tlmnelson27 05-04-2016 11:28 PM
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Hi Amber. I'm so sorry that your husband had a stroke and you now find yourself in this position. Could it be that the stroke damaged a part of his brain having to do with his emotions? Could he have sustained ome damage to his temporal lobe? This wo...
tlmnelson27 05-03-2016 08:53 PM
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I read the 36 Hour Day, a gift from a friend. It's like the Bible for caregivers. At first, I thought, well, this doesn't look like it applies to me, but as his disease progressed, the book became invaluable. I recommend it as well.
tlmnelson27 04-10-2016 06:30 PM
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You have me Denise! I left my job to become a full time caregiver as well. According to everything I've read, that's common. There have been lots of times when I questioned how long I could go on. I cry a lot. We've been dealing with this going on 6 ...
tlmnelson27 04-07-2016 10:21 PM
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I know how you feel. It is the same exact thing withy husband. His dementia is frontotemporal, so no meaningful conversation or interest in any activities. He does not even dance anymore. This was what he loved. So sad. Pacing is all he does and he b...
tlmnelson27 05-05-2016 11:42 PM
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I'm so sorry that you are going through this, Mike. Please speak with her doctor. The aggression is part of the dementia. However, you need to me sure that you remain safe. Getting assaulted on a regarding basis is not good. There are medications tha...
tlmnelson27 05-04-2016 11:28 PM
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Hi Amber. I'm so sorry that your husband had a stroke and you now find yourself in this position. Could it be that the stroke damaged a part of his brain having to do with his emotions? Could he have sustained ome damage to his temporal lobe? This wo...
tlmnelson27 05-03-2016 08:53 PM
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I read the 36 Hour Day, a gift from a friend. It's like the Bible for caregivers. At first, I thought, well, this doesn't look like it applies to me, but as his disease progressed, the book became invaluable. I recommend it as well.
tlmnelson27 04-10-2016 06:30 PM
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You have me Denise! I left my job to become a full time caregiver as well. According to everything I've read, that's common. There have been lots of times when I questioned how long I could go on. I cry a lot. We've been dealing with this going on 6 ...
tlmnelson27 04-07-2016 10:21 PM
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I know how you feel. It is the same exact thing withy husband. His dementia is frontotemporal, so no meaningful conversation or interest in any activities. He does not even dance anymore. This was what he loved. So sad. Pacing is all he does and he b...
tlmnelson27 05-05-2016 11:42 PM
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I'm so sorry that you are going through this, Mike. Please speak with her doctor. The aggression is part of the dementia. However, you need to me sure that you remain safe. Getting assaulted on a regarding basis is not good. There are medications tha...
tlmnelson27 05-04-2016 11:28 PM
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Hi Amber. I'm so sorry that your husband had a stroke and you now find yourself in this position. Could it be that the stroke damaged a part of his brain having to do with his emotions? Could he have sustained ome damage to his temporal lobe? This wo...
tlmnelson27 05-03-2016 08:53 PM
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I read the 36 Hour Day, a gift from a friend. It's like the Bible for caregivers. At first, I thought, well, this doesn't look like it applies to me, but as his disease progressed, the book became invaluable. I recommend it as well.
tlmnelson27 04-10-2016 06:30 PM
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You have me Denise! I left my job to become a full time caregiver as well. According to everything I've read, that's common. There have been lots of times when I questioned how long I could go on. I cry a lot. We've been dealing with this going on 6 ...
tlmnelson27 04-07-2016 10:21 PM
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