Anyone ever have an elderly relative suffer from dementia ??

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  1. 2Manboobs

    2Manboobs New Member Banned User

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    ... Shit is Intense
     
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    BearShit Yung Boul

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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    so you start a thread & your only description is "shit is intense"...great backstory boobs.
     
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    2Manboobs New Member Banned User

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    What else is their to say? ... My 67 year old Uncle is starting to see shadows, people, animals, & other things that aren't there .... Its a real mind fuck spending time with him...Weird to see someone you've know for so many years start to behave like a mental patient ...
     
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    lickety split New Member Banned User

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    I had an Aunt who died from it. Wait until he doesn't know how to swallow and can't eat solid foods anymore. It's a sad and awful way to die.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    well thats a nice intro, you're starting to pick up some interest. need more character building & then get back to me...
     
  7. HelloYooHoo

    HelloYooHoo Well-Known Member

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    Yes, and it really isn't fun time right now. My heart goes out to you.
     
  8. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

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    Yes, it's difficult to watch and it can last years
     
  9. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    My 17 yr. old mutt barks at the toaster oven and wakes up barking since he gets scared and confused. He also paces/whimpers most of the day. He has just lost his marbles but still has some joy in his life so it isn't time yet.

    I have no idea if my mom has dementia because I don't care enough to call her.
     
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    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    I suspect OP is just trolling, but yeah, it's a mutherfucker. The only "blessing" in it is that the victim is mostly not "hurt", at least emotionally, but the family and loved-ones have their souls put through a meat-grinder....
     
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    2Manboobs New Member Banned User

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    So, how long did all that go on?...does it take years to progress..or months?
     
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    not trolling at all..... shit just really tripped me out today....I hope to God that aint the way I go out
     
  13. Bubbleguts420

    Bubbleguts420 2 word review, shit sandwich

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    Lady I work with takes care of her Mom. She has shit on the floor and wiped it on the walls. She has also called the police to tell them that she keeps her like a hostage and hits her (no chance). Good thing my gene pool is so vile no one in my family will ever get that old.
     
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    There will be a time when she's no longer here...... don't waste the time you have.....call her
     
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    I don't care who it is, or how much they're paying... No way I'm cleaning up anyone's shit
     
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    I think I have dementia but I dont remember.
     
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    Best thing, educate yourself about dementia so you kind of know what is happening and why they act out the way they do.
     
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    I pretend I have it now my family's freaking out
     
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    Sorry about your uncle, Moobs. I can't say I know how you feel, but I'm sure it sucks.
     
  20. Phil McKrakin

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    My father died in my arms at a hospice in 2005 from Alzheimers. It's fucking terrible.