Quoting Brink:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Tavi:</b>" I'm so sorry... How long did she live with dementia? ... [snip!] ... My paternal gma has dementia and her meds have really slowed it down. It was progressing rather quick until she got on meds."
Quoting Brink:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Tavi:</b>" Yea, that's what's so hard. I use my judgement all ... [snip!] ... You'll be there is the key point. Look into support groups around your area! There's probably a few you're in the city."
Quoting Sami&Baby Silas:" My grandfather was diagnosed with dementia when I was 10. He wasn't bad until I was 19ish. Then it just ... [snip!] ... control several times) He's done other things as well... But its just so much to list and has been extremely hard on everyone."
Quoting Brink:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Tavi:</b>" Oh wow, that's awful. I wonder if it was the dementia ... [snip!] ... and she's had it since I was in middle school and just I'm the last year has needed more help and gets way more confused."
Quoting Almyk:" Dementia is so hard, I'm sorry you're hurting ): We have suspicions that my grandpa may have it.. sometimes ... [snip!] ... baking with her, like making bread and cookies. I also suggest a support group for your own peace of mind and well-being."
Quoting Brink:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Tavi:</b>" Cancer is just awful..that's how Grandma lost Grandpa. ... [snip!] ... for drinking. Her dementia is alcohol induced and she was never a very nice person so I have a hard time feeling sorry for her."Yea, I kind of got t hat vibe from you when you referred to her as your Dad's mom instead of Grandma. I'm sorry about that I didn't know they had alcohol induced dementia..what exactly does that mean? Like she'll drink, then her dementia comes?
Quoting Tavi:" Oh man. Poor guy. 9 years is about normal from what I've heard. It just scares me because there's a ... [snip!] ... When your grandfather did those things (leaving meat in basement, letting the dog go) was he with people or by himself? "
Quoting Sami&Baby Silas:" The meat he did when he was home alone we believe. He swears it wasn't him and that the neighbor came ... [snip!] ... the front door and ended up down the road lost and confused. Thankfully someone recognized him and called my uncle immediately."
Quoting Brink:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Tavi:</b>" Yea, I kind of got t hat vibe from you when you referred ... [snip!] ... dementia but her dementia started out being caused by drinking heavily. There is a bunch of different causes of dementia."