Author Topic: Any regrets after fire?  (Read 5142 times)

smoghat

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Re: Any regrets after fire?
« Reply #50 on: June 13, 2018, 07:43:30 AM »
Yeah, you canít be truthful all the time with someone with dementia. Try to get her on antidepressants. It makes all the difference.

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Re: Any regrets after fire?
« Reply #51 on: June 14, 2018, 11:00:32 AM »
Yeah, you canít be truthful all the time with someone with dementia. Try to get her on antidepressants. It makes all the difference.
What makes all the difference for my MIL is Seroquel/Quetiapine:

"Antipsychotic
It can treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression"

She takes half of the lowest dose they make, just once a day.  She was combative (hitting and biting) and a flight risk. She would not still be in our home without it. Better living through chemistry, indeed, for her and for us. She's not a drugged out zombie, and still hits once in a while, but the burning anger and urge to flee have abated.
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