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Old 07-23-2021, 11:33 PM   #1
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This girlfriend I take care of is begin tested for Dementia. She has Bipolar type one and now has Dementia. She has a family history of it. She in the past leaves stuff on the stove on and forget till I say something. She leaves lights on all the time, But one thing she been good with taking her morning and nighttime medicine without forgetting.
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What kind of meds she’s on how long is she been on them?

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This girlfriend I take care of is begin tested for Dementia. She has Bipolar type one and now has Dementia. She has a family history of it. She in the past leaves stuff on the stove on and forget till I say something. She leaves lights on all the time, But one thing she been good with taking her morning and nighttime medicine without forgetting.
I am sorry that your girlfriend may have memory issues. I have a friend that I have to help organize things because they are not able to. The good thing is they do good with routines and those help them remember to do things.

How are you holding up with all these changes. Caregiving can be very stressful. Self care is so important for a caregiver to maintain to keep themselves on stable ground.

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