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Mom is somewhere in mid stage 5 AD. So far we've only been seeing her GP. She is on the Excelon patch and 40 mgs Citralopam.

Would the Neurologist or the Psychiatric Dr be the better one to start seeing?

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Unfortunately (or fortunately) Mom's GP just retired. Sigh. So, I am going to take this as a good thing and go ahead with the Neurologist and Psych. Depends on which one has the first opening! Lately it is a 3 plus month waiting period.

I was told by mom's GP that the longer we wait on the more serious of meds, the better off it would be for her. (not me)
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A neurologist, but not just any neurologist. A board certified specialist who has expertise in Alzheimers. I know too many neurologists who are idiots and they practice pain shots and not much else.
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Yes.

Either a behavioral neurologist with a focus on dementia, and/or a geriatric psychiatrist would be useful at this point. The GP could remain the primary care doctor, if you and your mother are satisfied with his/her general care, but for dementia a specialist would be best.
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