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When did my husband get diagnosed with dementia?

When did my husband get diagnosed with dementia?

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How is my wife showing signs of dementia?

My wife of 43 years is possibly showing early signs of dementia. She talks, listens and responds to voices only she hears. She packs her bags and waits outside all day and most of the night, for a cop to pick her up and take her to dinner.

Can a person with dementia still live independently?

However, it’s essential to remember that someone with dementia may not always fit in a specific stage or go through every stage. The stages do have some overlap and the progression of dementia is different in each person. In the early stage, a person with dementia might still be able to live independently.

When do people with dementia look like they are dying?

On this continuum, in the months before death a person looks frail and sick but does not necessarily look like they are dying. In the weeks before death the person now looks like they are dying. (See Gone From My Sight for a description of all the signs of approaching death). Dementia doesn’t play by these rules.

Can a husband with dementia still see his wife?

The husband has had to cut back drastically on his visits to see her because it was just too painful for him. My father has dementia, but he still knows who I am, and has not accused me of stealing from him, but I can only imagine how terribly hard that would be. I sympathize with you all, who are going through this. God bless you.

How old is my wife who has Alzheimer’s?

But, I do understand some of what you are feeling. My wife of 37 years is 59 years old and began having memory problems 10 years ago. She has been living at an Alzheimer’s care home since Oct. 2010. She knows me only as Billy, not as her husband. It is as if I am both married and not married at the same time.

However, it’s essential to remember that someone with dementia may not always fit in a specific stage or go through every stage. The stages do have some overlap and the progression of dementia is different in each person. In the early stage, a person with dementia might still be able to live independently.

Can a person with dementia go through every stage?

Typically, these stages apply to all types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s. But it’s important to remember that someone with dementia may not always fit in a specific stage or go through every stage because the progression of dementia is unique and different for each person.