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The Tulsa area had overcast weather, cold but not really cold. So, I don't think the weather was a problem for her.
Hopefully she will be on bright and early tomorrow.
We miss you Lorita
Jim's mobility problems, once they started, progressed pretty rapidly. He started using the walker in June, and the VA got him a transport chair soon afterwards. They also put in stairlifts for both our stairs in September for which I thank them over and over. Jim's mobility problems appear like Parkinson's with shuffling, bent over, hand tremors. He's had in home PT in June which really didn't help. I think his interpretation of what he is seeing is also deteriorating. So I know this can happen suddenly. I strongly recommend the stairlift. Jim usually wants me to "Beam me up!" which I think is pretty cute.
This was reported in the news yesterday.Alzheimer's may be 3rd leading cause of death in U.S.
It may be nearly as lethal as heart disease and cancer, and it affects more and more of us by the day.
A new study finds Alzheimer's disease may be now the third leading cause of death in the United States.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention currently places the disease at sixth in causes of death.
Researchers say deaths from Alzheimer's disease are under-reported because medical examiners usually list only the more immediate cause of death such as a heart attack or pneumonia.
The experts say Alzheimer's itself doesn't kill people.
It causes the debilitation that leads to conditions that finally cause death.
read more: http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/24910320/alzheimers-may-be-3rd-leading-cause-of-death-in-us
I’m always looking for activities I can
do with mom so I can help her feel involved. One thing that works well is folding
towels and clothes (there’s a never-ending supply!). I also have her tear lettuce
and snap green beans – things that she can do by touch. None of it has to be perfect,
and it passes the time.
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