I Hate Alzhimers

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    How Do You Deal With It.

    My mom is suffering from early stages of Alzheimer's. It's not a real problem yet, she is on medication, but she is at that stage where you tend to have the same conversation over a lot. She takes care of my dad who is partial blind, and not exactly self sufficient to begin...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 17, 2012

    I hate it. I hate not being recognized,

    or known. I hate seeing what it does to people. Makes them angry. Violent, even. He gets easily upset. Calls everyone kid, because he can't remember anyone's names. He'll look at me. And you can tell he wants to remember. But he can't. He knows there's a connection. That I'm...
    music2me98 music2me98
    18-21, F
    Dec 28, 2013

    Very Sad

    I hate what? Huh? What was this group about? Ok not trying to make fun just trying to smile instead of cry when writing about a topic way too close to home. Alzheimer's is a familiar disease that I've unfortunately had to deal with. It hurts to be forgotten and to watch the one...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2008

    Alzhimers

    Alzhimers,Hate the though,Nasty,Not nice,Seen it's effects,Don't like 'em,Hope they find a cure.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Mar 27, 2012

    IT,S So Sad!!!

    MY GRANDMOTHER HAS IT ( FOR 16 YEARS)AND IT IS SO SAD. I CARE FOR HER DURING THE WEEK. I WISH I COULD CRY EVERY DAY. SOME TIMES I WON,T TO SAY GRANNY STOP PLAYING !!!  SHE GET,S THAT LOOK IN HER EYES LIKE "NO ONE ,S  HOME !! BUT IT,S THE EVERY DAY SAME ISSUES...
    KRISS KRISS
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2008

    I don't know anyone with it

    nor did I lose a love one but I'm posting on here about a link to a video that Christopher Eccleston (The 9th Doctor from the tv show Doctor Who) did for the research for Alzheimer. The reason why he did this video isn't because he's famous it's because his father had died from...
    CaptainDragoness CaptainDragoness
    18-21, F
    Jan 21

    My Grandfather Has It

    We don't really know exactly when it started. My dad claims he first noticed it when I was 5, but my mom says she didn't really notice. What we do know is that it really picked up after he had cancer. The last time I saw him I really noticed it. He kept telling me the same...
    BleedingMascara BleedingMascara
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2008

    My Mother Has It

    It started out with dementia. Which made it kinda hard being raised by her. She was always delusional and paranoid. She was always attacking me and my dad. I really hated her growing up. But I didn't know at the time that this is what was wrong with her. Now she has moderate...
    marinewife24 marinewife24
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Sep 16, 2007

    I am the caretaker of my grandfather

    who suffers from this disease. He's always been a smart man who graduated from USC and went into the US Army. He was always so lively. He doesn't remember my name. He thinks that he isn't married and says he doesn't have a wife and this breaks my grandmother's heart. I can't to...
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8
    18-21, F
    Jul 23, 2014

    IT,S So Sad!!!

    MY GRANDMOTHER HAS IT ( FOR 16 YEARS)AND IT IS SO SAD. I CARE FOR HER DURING THE WEEK. I WISH I COULD CRY EVERY DAY. SOME TIMES I WON,T TO SAY GRANNY STOP PLAYING !!!  SHE GET,S THAT LOOK IN HER EYES LIKE "NO ONE ,S  HOME !! BUT IT,S THE EVERY DAY SAME ISSUES...
    KRISS KRISS
    26-30, F
    Feb 17, 2008
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