Quoting Olive ♥:" I think if it gets to that point, the person just needs to be in an assisted living place. Where someone is always watching to make sure they're ok."
Quoting HopingforaMiracle:" Someone who has Alzeheimers or dementia that severe should be in a nursing home IMO"But they can still wonder away, it happens all the time.
Quoting Kennedi's Momma:" If maybe you couldn't afford to put them in a home. My papa is healthy enough but mentally hes almost gone=["
Quoting loser mom:" Does your family know what his insurance covers? I think Medicare pays a little for nursing homes (not sure), and there are private insurance policies that specifically cover nursing home expenses. "
Quoting LolaMcKitten:" While I think the best option is always an assisted living center, I think caring for a family member ... [snip!] ... tracking device might be a good idea. Are we talking an ankle bracelet type thing? I think something like that would be great. "Yeah. Something they can't get away from or take off
Quoting Kennedi's Momma:" Yeah. Something they can't get away from or take off"
Quoting LolaMcKitten:" Heh, I can see some of my clients messing around with their ankle bracelets - it might confuse them, but it is something to consider. "Lol. My papa will rage.