My Mom

My mother has alzheimer like symptoms....she has a problem with short term memory.  She gets angry when she forgets and then she cries.  She forgets where she puts things and she buys things that we already have lots of (repetitive).  I am looking into it to see if she has the same symptoms.

I want to make life easier for her, and am looking for suggestions...

Any suggestions? :-)

Yohanna Yohanna
36-40, F
1 Response Mar 21, 2009

I feel for you. My Mum had it. A cruel disease.<br />
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Some suggestions<br />
Don't argue with her<br />
Just go along with whatever she says or wants<br />
Show patience<br />
Be affectionate. The sense of touch seems to be the one that lingers.<br />
Don't alter her routine<br />
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In the early stages, the person has moments of lucidity and consequently they feel frustrated and depressed.<br />
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These are just a few. Hope they are of some help.