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My husband who has been in denial has been diagnose with Lewy body dementia about 2yrs. ago. He has accused me of trying to take away his driving license by taking him to a neuro, & stealing his money
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I am looking for support in dealing with a narcissist brother, who is telling lies and making false accusations about me. It is a long story, but he has now slandered me and caused some family members to not contact me. This has to do with my dad in a rest home, my POA, and him not having the powers, because my dad chose me to do it all for him. I just need some advice from others dealing with the same problem.
After 50 years of being happily married and traveling to many places, my husband is dealing with Dementia- hallucinations and has turned against me. He accuses me of infidelity, he hears voices of men talking to me at night,he doesn't trust me anymore. This is very hurting to me. He will not get medical help, because he says it's me and he is fine and healthy. This is a... more
I live with an 89 year old woman who is extremely stubborn. No one does anything right and everyone is stealing from her according to her. Apparently she has had this personality all her life. Everything has to be her way. Her kids (five of them) are all grown up with families of their own. They don't even like to visit her due to her irritating personality. Her husband ... more
My 35-yr old daughter and I had an argument over her habits and how she needs to change them and reset her priorities as she now has 3 children; then she went as far as blaming me/resenting me for not spending quality time with her when she was young. I'm financially independent but have been staying with her family to help out: taking care of her children, do house chor... more
We moved my mother in with us two years ago. She is very passive aggresive, overly needy and cannot get enough conversation to satisfy her needs. She spends hours a day on the phone with relatives or old friends and can't seem to get enough conversation ever. She is always making rude or passive aggressive comments which to date we have just ignored hoping to set up a... more
Are they advocates who can stand for us in keeping our mentally ill mom in the hospital longer than a week, she is a danger to herself , I tried to convince the doctors over her , but they said Unless she hurt herself or some one else, they cant do anything, I am scared for her and of her, i am the one signed her in there, She is dangerous , she threw out her stuff, famil... more
Hi to everyone, I am a mental health worker in a small state-operated facility and I am burned out regarding one of my clients. He has schizophrenia and bipolar disorder with periods of mania and then severe slumps. I've worked with some who have the misconception that true mental illness involves only those individuals who experience episodes in which they are not in c... more
My husband is recently having very agressive fits of anger. He had a brain tumor removed back in 2005. He did the Chemo treatment plus radiation treatments. There is no signo f this aggressive cancer returning to his brain so far. But, he is now showing what I think is signs of dementia..etc. His doctors tell me it's residual effects of the treatments. I dont buy it. He ... more
need to move 95 year old aunt to another facility...she refuses to leave her current apt. when we come to take her she won't get out of bed and refuses to get dressed. We must have her out tomorrow afternoon. any ideas how to get her into care and settled into new environment?
Mr Bill want to go home He is home He wants to see his grandparents They are dead He's 85 and will not sleep He just paces around and around His psy Dr gave him pills that specifically say not for elderly Alzheimer's pts What should I do Are vaulume safe for Alzheimer's pts