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Dear Doctor,my mother 89 years old with Dimentsia Alsheimer

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Dear Doctor,my mother 89 years old with Dimentsia Alsheimer refusing to take medecines in the last 3 days. I give her all the medecines but take houres. Tonight I spent 120 minutes almost 2 houres to give her one medecine she says no and pushes me and the caregiver. Finaly she agreed to take it . What do you think is reason of this behaviour and what is the way to give her quickly the medecines? I cannot spend 120 minutes for one medecine I feel very tired and very bad now. She must take every day 6 different kind of medecines total 12 pieces . Do you think possible to continue to take care in my house or she needs a home care place for such sick people?

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I'm sorry you are in this tough situation. It would seem that it's time to put her in a facility or hire a caregiver to administer her medication at home.

AgapeDoc :

You asked for a reason why she is doing this... well it goes with her disorders (Dimentsia and Alsheimer).

Customer:

she has a caregiver 24 houres with me together and both are very tired as i said tonight 120 minutes for one medecine she refuses to take pushing with hands and saying nooo

AgapeDoc :

Then, it would seem that an institution is the place for her needs to get met. I imagine it's not something that's completely comfortable, but you must think of her well-being.

Customer:

i think she is better in the house the treatment in care house i dont know if is better fr her

Customer:

for me very hard to handle this situation

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