Before you even say it, yes, I know --go to a doctor. I've got that part figured out, I'm just not sure how to go about it. My mother is 71 years old. She forgets where she puts things and has a mania about counting her plates and glasses to make sure all of them are there. She repeats conversations sometimes, just not on the same day. She's constantly talking about how the holidays dont mean as much because they just arent the same as they used to be. Or, dont bother going to see so and so. They just arent the same anymore. I'm with her at her doctor appointments but I'm not sure how to bring up testing for dementia or suggesting that she needs something for meds. If she forgets to turn off the stove I havent noticed because my brother lives with her and would cover that up.
PS I placed it here because I didnt see a spot for elder care.
Answer by mom2twobabes at 8:21 PM on Sep. 26, 2010
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