Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )



Reply to this topicStart new topicStart Poll

> Dementia
Bookmark and Share
j Padraig moore 
Posted: 08-Jul-2013, 01:46 PM
Quote Post

Member is Offline



Celtic Guardian
********

Group: Celtic Nation
Posts: 1,098
Joined: 23-Apr-2004
ZodiacBirch








Does anyone have a friend or family member struggling with dementia?
My FIL does and it has turned him into a mean SOB. To the point that he and my wife no longer speak to one another. We are also dealing with Parkinsons in my MIL. FIL does not deal with her disease in a calm, civilized, loving manner. He thinks she is faking her symptoms. Dementia has not allowed him to deal with these changes in life.
It is a mess.
PMEmail Poster               
Top
Shadows 
Posted: 08-Jul-2013, 05:23 PM
Quote Post

Member is Offline





Reader of souls, vision seeker, TROLL
Group Icon

Group: Super Moderator
Posts: 4,180
Joined: 20-Jun-2003
ZodiacHolly

Realm: The frontier of Penn's Woods

male





Both diseases are troubling to deal with but to have both in the same house has to be a nightmare. Sometimes the nastiness can come from the drugs and other times it is just plain frustration. My disease has made me the same way and I just have to come to grips with the fact that I need to be more mindfull of others, my dear wife does not hesitate to remind me of that fact. I hope your family can adjust and work it out.


--------------------
I support the separation of church and hate!

IMAGINATION - the freest and largest nation in the world!


One can not profess to be of "GOD" and show intolerence and prejudice towards the beliefs of others.

Am fear nach gleidh na h–airm san t–sith, cha bhi iad aige ’n am a’ chogaidh.
He that keeps not his arms in time of peace will have none in time of war.

"We're all in this together , in the parking lot between faith and fear" ... O.C.M.S.

“Beasts feed; man eats; only the man of intellect knows how to eat well.”

"Without food we are nothing, without history we are lost." - SHADOWS


Is iomadh duine laghach a mhill an Creideamh.
Religion has spoiled many a good man.

The clan MacEwen
PMEmail PosterUsers Website My Photo Album               
Top
CelticRadio 
Posted: 08-Jul-2013, 08:49 PM
Quote Post

Member is Offline



Celtic Guardian
Group Icon

Group: Administrator
Posts: 8,291
Joined: 23-Sep-2001
ZodiacOak

Realm: Boston, MA

male





My 87 year old Mom has some memory issues, but has not been formally diagnosed with dementia. She can recall events from 1943 with more clarity and description then she can 5 minutes ago.

Sometimes she just does not remember things.

Anyone dealing with memory issues or if you are pre-deposed to dementia through family history, I would seriously look into taking daily anti-inflammatories or aspirin. Also, daily coffee intake might be another remedy to starve off the grim reapers memory hold.

Listen to music, play computer games and keep that brain active.


--------------------
Wallace MacArthur
http://www.CelticRadio.net
Celtic Radio Music Network

Imagination is more Important than Knowledge
PMEmail PosterUsers Website My Photo Album               View my Facebook Profile.View my Linked-In Profile.View my Google plus Profile.View my Twitter Profile.View My Space Profile.View my YouTube Profile.
Top
0 User(s) are reading this topic (0 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

Reply to this topicStart new topicStart Poll

 








Celtic RadioTM broadcasts through Live365.com and StreamLicensing.com which are officially licensed under SoundExchange, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and SOCAN.
©2014 Celtic Radio Network, Highlander Radio, Celtic Moon, Celtic Dance, Ye O' Celtic Pub and Celt-Rock-Radio.
All rights and trademarks reserved. Read our Privacy Policy.
Celtic Graphics ©2014, Cari Buziak


Link to CelticRadio.net!
Link to CelticRadio.net
View Broadcast Status and Statistics!

Best Viewed With IE 8.0 (1680 x 1050 Resolution), Javascript & Cookies Enabled.


[Home] [Top]

Celtic Hearts Gallery | Celtic Mates Dating | My Celtic Friends | Celtic Music Radio | Family Heraldry | Medival Kingdom | Top Celtic Sites | Web Celt Blog | Video Celt