My Mom is in the bad stage of Parkinson's disease and I feel so helpless. Any advice?

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She can't swallow her salvis and food she needs a suction tube to eat. She is 86 but very strong, i feel so helpless, and hurt can anyone please , help me on what i should do next god bless.

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Big hug to you. My Dad had the same issue. Have you talked to a doctor about switching your Mom to a pureed diet? My Dad was switched to a diet of honey thickened liquids which allowed him to continue eating in the later stages of Parkinsons.
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Kpl, you posted this same question on another thread a week ago. What has been done in the last week?
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Is she on hospice? If not you should probably get her to the ER for evaluation. Does she have a DNR in place?
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Hugs and support to you kpl2015. My dad has late onset Parkinson's and can't swallow even his own saliva. He gets aspiration pneumonia, so I understand what you are facing. Please let us know how you are doing.
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A big hug to kpl2015, many of us have walked in your shoes. If your mother was a religious woman, read the psalms to her. Contact her priest/rabbi and ask them to visit her. Play her favorite music. Share old pictures. Let her friends and family know how she is doing, encourage them to come and say their goodbyes.
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Not knowing much about Parkinson's I don't mean to imply that I know the end is near. Can her doctor or hospice advise you on that? My fathers hospice team had advised us he probably had just a few weeks left. But I didn't wait - I spent as much time with him as I could and talked. For the previous couple of weeks he was pretty out of it. He thought he was going on a ski trip and was agitated because he thought he still needed to pack and that he couldn't find his car keys. I reassured him and talked about the wonderful powdered snow he would find and that all his old skiing buddies were already there waiting for him. At times his mind would clear and I talked about how much I loved him and what a wonderful father he was. I will always be glad I said the things I did - when I did because only hung on about a week. It was both the hardest and most precious time of my life. My only advise would be to make sure your mom is as comfortable and pain free as she can be made. Reassure her and tell her you love her.
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She is on od pice, I take it? Call them. They will know how to make mom comfortable. If she is NOT on hospice, talk to her doctor. It sounds like it's time.
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