How do I get help for my Mom who may possibly have Dementia ?

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Help for my mother having memory loss and living in a home smelling of urine.

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Yes, if she refuses to see a doctor and you suspect she needs assistance and is in danger or is being exploited, then you can contact adult protective services in your area and explain your observations, concerns for her well being. They can schedule a visit with her and help evaluate her home, health, needs in her best interest.

Gently encourage her to see her dr for a full physical and mental work up. If you know her dr, you could place a call to him, outline your observations, and see if his office will call her and "give a gentle reminder that she is due for a checkup" or that they will tell her that they won't renew any medication prescriptions until they see her for a physical. That might be the key to getting her in.
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Most people focus on local organizations and governmental controlled agencies to help advice them what is best. I also like to explore nursing networks found throughout the community as getting referrals from established and active nurses with connections already available. These can frequently be arranged through the physician and or his office. Governmental agencies are dependable administratively but seem to lack the personal connection especially in larger communities. However, I would always inquire as the legal side of medicare can be daunting by yourself. You need to get help from the agencies and certainly cover these safety issues ASAP. Out of control issues can truly cause additional issues of safety that you'll certainly regret. Try the doctor ASAP. You can not leave this person alone for long periods, if at all.
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John, call the county senior services and ask them to check on her welfare. They can do an in home evaluation if she will let them in.
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Help for my mother having memory loss and living alone in a home smelling of urine. The urine is coming from 6 dogs and 3 cats. Its just me and her and when she had a stroke several years ago and I was the only one who helped her through all that, as I did with her hip replacement.
( I am disabled W/ no transportation )
she can't remember telling me that she is coming to my home help me ( take me to store ) and has forgotten every time in the last 6 months times, she offered to move me in to help her and constantly thinks I have changed my mind , I here her talking to others when we are on the phone I ask who she is talking to she clams to be alone. ( I hear her say it's Mike just a minute )
She rages out of control the cry’s for hours she believes that I am trying to as she says “ hood wink” her she has moved my step daughter and boy friend in her rental property and mother is paying electric bill and all most all there rent.
, she has some man she is seeing I feel he has taken advantage of her as has my step daughter.
I need some one who can go and see her , she refuses to go with me and know with the death of my brother and her brother-in-law things are out of control.
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Are there any local Departments ( in or near MC. Duffy county GA. )
Augusta GA.
in the health industry that will go to the residence of the elderly and check to see if they are competent and capable of taking care of them self’s
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Are there any local Departments in the health industry that will go to the residence of the elderly and check to see if they are competent and capable of taking care of them self’s
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the urien is from 6 dogs and the cats
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she has had a stroke several years ago and I was the only one who helped her through all that, as I did with her hip replacement.
( I am disabled W/ no transportation )
she tells me she will coming to my home help me ( take me to store ) and has forgotten every time in the last 6 months times, she offered to move me in to help her and constantly thinks I have changed my mind
The urine is coming from 6 dogs and 3 cats. She rages out of control the cry’s for hours she believes that I am trying to as she says “ hood wink” her she has moved my step daughter and boy friend in her rental property and mother is paying electric bill and all most all there rent.
Its just me and her , she has some man she is seeing I feel he has taken advantage of her as has my step daughter.
I need some one who can go and see her , she refuses to go with me and know with the death of my brother and her brother-in-law things are out of control.
Thank You
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Start by having a long chat with her doctor. The urine smell can come from incontinence OR it could be kidney failure. Kidney failure would also explain her confusion. It's time for you to go with her to all MD appointments and see what services the MD can order for her in home.
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