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Hello Everyone,      For 7 years, I thought I did a pretty good job caring for my Mom with dementia up until her death 2 years ago. But lately I've been having many second-thoughts and judging myself more critically. Has this happened with any of you...
DrBarryJJacobs 04-07-2019 07:55 AM
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Hi AC,      Your mother is very lucky to have you caring about her. It sounds like you are giving her much more than she is capable of giving you. At a certain point, as Jane observes, you have to go into damage control mode. There will be no sure-fi...
DrBarryJJacobs 04-01-2019 05:10 PM
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Hi Highwater Jane,      The frontal lobes have many crucial functions in human reasoning and interactions. They help us pay attention, solve problems and pick up on social cues from others. When people have had frontal lobe damage--such as experienci...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-16-2019 02:00 PM
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Hi Marilou,      Let me first say that your husband is very lucky to have you in his corner. He probably always has been. I think the advice that you have already been given is good; it is important to gain hands-on help and respite. I'd like to offe...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-09-2019 11:19 AM
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@d265070p I think Jane and Amy have given you some excellent advice for changing this awful situation by using medications, different behavioral approaches or even leaving the room or quiting caregiving entirely. I'd like to suggest that--if you try ...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-03-2019 03:20 PM
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Hello Everyone,      For 7 years, I thought I did a pretty good job caring for my Mom with dementia up until her death 2 years ago. But lately I've been having many second-thoughts and judging myself more critically. Has this happened with any of you...
DrBarryJJacobs 04-07-2019 07:55 AM
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Hi AC,      Your mother is very lucky to have you caring about her. It sounds like you are giving her much more than she is capable of giving you. At a certain point, as Jane observes, you have to go into damage control mode. There will be no sure-fi...
DrBarryJJacobs 04-01-2019 05:10 PM
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Hi Highwater Jane,      The frontal lobes have many crucial functions in human reasoning and interactions. They help us pay attention, solve problems and pick up on social cues from others. When people have had frontal lobe damage--such as experienci...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-16-2019 02:00 PM
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Hi Marilou,      Let me first say that your husband is very lucky to have you in his corner. He probably always has been. I think the advice that you have already been given is good; it is important to gain hands-on help and respite. I'd like to offe...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-09-2019 11:19 AM
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@d265070p I think Jane and Amy have given you some excellent advice for changing this awful situation by using medications, different behavioral approaches or even leaving the room or quiting caregiving entirely. I'd like to suggest that--if you try ...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-03-2019 03:20 PM
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Hello Everyone,      For 7 years, I thought I did a pretty good job caring for my Mom with dementia up until her death 2 years ago. But lately I've been having many second-thoughts and judging myself more critically. Has this happened with any of you...
DrBarryJJacobs 04-07-2019 07:55 AM
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Hi AC,      Your mother is very lucky to have you caring about her. It sounds like you are giving her much more than she is capable of giving you. At a certain point, as Jane observes, you have to go into damage control mode. There will be no sure-fi...
DrBarryJJacobs 04-01-2019 05:10 PM
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Hi Highwater Jane,      The frontal lobes have many crucial functions in human reasoning and interactions. They help us pay attention, solve problems and pick up on social cues from others. When people have had frontal lobe damage--such as experienci...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-16-2019 02:00 PM
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Hi Marilou,      Let me first say that your husband is very lucky to have you in his corner. He probably always has been. I think the advice that you have already been given is good; it is important to gain hands-on help and respite. I'd like to offe...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-09-2019 11:19 AM
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@d265070p I think Jane and Amy have given you some excellent advice for changing this awful situation by using medications, different behavioral approaches or even leaving the room or quiting caregiving entirely. I'd like to suggest that--if you try ...
DrBarryJJacobs 02-03-2019 03:20 PM
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