Mom with dementia

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Caringchris
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   Posted 10/31/2017 7:48 PM (GMT -6)   
I go and see my mom every night at the nursing home In the past 3 or 4 days she has been screaming and crying when I leave She has severe dementia How should I handle this and should I keep going and see her every night?
My heart is broke
Thank you

Steve n Dallas
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   Posted 11/1/2017 4:31 AM (GMT -6)   
It's pretty tough being the caregiver. But you also have to take care of yourself too. Try taking a night off and see how it goes.

On a humorous note, my sister and I used to have to remind ourselves that "she won't remember" if we visited or not.

kaylasPN
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   Posted 11/11/2017 2:08 PM (GMT -6)   
What stage is she?

Hopegirl
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   Posted 3/1/2018 5:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Could it possibly be sundowners syndrome??? I know my Mom had issues at night ...like clockwork.
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