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Sushmita commented on Alzheimer and Dementia patient fall

Thank you Tuba for sharing your story . I had to move my mother too last year in a specialized care center due to multiple falls and our unavailability to look after her 24x7. I feel your pain in the writing. I too hope a cure for the disease happens soon so that if not my mother , future generations can have hope .Thank you for the link , but I wonder if they are still used commercially or just in clinical trials , so doctors can prescribe them ?

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Sushmita commented on Alzheimer and Dementia patient fall

Khuyen,
Her memory loss is very advanced now . However , in my past conversations with her , I have always sensed a sense of fear after a fall happened , even though she would not recall the incident exactly.She would hate anyone even touching her arms to assist in getting up from a chair or seat
Thank you for the shared links

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Sushmita commented on Alzheimer and Dementia patient fall

Kate ,
Thank you for your feedback . Unfortunately , in my mother's hometown in kolkata there are very limited options of specialized trained caregivers . The agencies provide nurses and "ayahs" who are mostly trained to handle any sick patients in general , so when I would talk to agencies about my mother's need , they have no understanding of the condition or cannot provide such training to the caregivers.I had 2 caregivers who were informally trained by the local alzheimer daycare on how to handle her at home
I will try to find a recent picture of my mother to post