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90 yr old mother. She gets angry if we try and help her. She lives in her own "mother in-law" house next to us. She just sits and weeps. And dose some of the most off the wall things. I have part time help. I feel like blowing up but know I'll just make it worse. No homes with in a 100 mile area. But don't want to go there.

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Seroquel for my husband having extreme sundowning. First dose and it was gone but I'm not saying this works like that for everyone but it stopped the rages...
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I had to make the difficult decision to place my mom in a care facility because of a number of issues one of being the sundowners. I had her sleeping with me so I knew where she was at night time and knew when she got up. I got our family doctor to give her a mild sleeping pill which I gave her just before she went to bed. That gave me about 5-6 hours of sleep. Don't give her any caffeine. That also helps a little as my mom liked to have a coffee or tea before bed as well.
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Yes we have had her to a Dr.. They called it "Sundowners" with deimincha, (SP?). Has been coming on for sometime. But about a month ago she became dehydred and had a blatter infection. This sent her over or around the bend. It's more of a memotional roller coaster then before. The doctors said she needed to be in a care home. But e don't have any good one's within 80 miles or more. So here I am.
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There is always a possibility of a UTI.... sounds like a trip to the dr is in order and tell him/her of your moms issues..... it may be something physical along with the sundowning.... please let us know how you and her are doing.
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Has she been seen by a geriatric psychiatrist? Has the primary care physician who is treating her been informed about her symptoms?
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