I'm gradually losing my mother

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Registered: 11-15-2001
I'm gradually losing my mother
Thu, 09-01-2011 - 9:15pm

My mother has Alzheimer's. Though she is very much alive, the disease is taking her from me. Oh, she still knows who I am and others, as well, but there are subtle changes occurring each day, it seems. She's forgetful and

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Registered: 11-04-1999
Fri, 09-02-2011 - 6:02am

I am sorry on your Mom.

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Registered: 03-20-2009
Fri, 09-02-2011 - 10:01am

hey Geri,

I am so sorry. This is happening to my Grandma so I understand some of how this must feel. I know mom says it's so hard to be the parent to her parent who seems so unaware that she has problems and thinks it's everyone else around her.

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Registered: 01-29-2008
Sat, 09-03-2011 - 3:45pm
Hugs Geri! Sorry to hear this! :-(

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Thank you Dedi and Kelly for my
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Registered: 10-22-2001
Thu, 09-08-2011 - 10:53pm




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Registered: 07-18-2007
Sat, 09-10-2011 - 2:55pm

(((((Geri))))), that is so hard to watch.