It never stops!!! With his OCD, and his dementia, he is still alert enough to go looking. Since the meds are now locked, he found Metamucil and has been over consuming it. I thought something was wrong with his bowels! I also had to hide the herbal teas. He was putting 4 tea bags per cup. Some have medicinal properties. Those have gone into hiding as well.
But I Have to go to bed around 9. He stays up for hours. I bought apple juice to sweeten things for him as he is pre-diabetic. The next morning, it is almost gone. I now have help during the day M-F. But the nights are tough.
I don't want to put him into a facility. They are not where I want him. The only quality time we have now since he can't talk anymore is when he comes to bed and I hold him tight. It almost seems normal. (now that he isn't constantly going to the bathroom!) It feels like before. Everything is ok with the world. For a few hours, I have my love with me. I can't give that up.
Anything more I should be prepared for as he gets worse?