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She buys the same things over and over, likes to drink way to much alcohol each and every day. Seems to maybe be lonely wants to talk to people where ever she goes but is always just about her self and seems to be in memory's of 20-30years olds self. She becomes either hostile and angry yell at husband or dog, or passes out. Wants to be known as useful and I think she is just really lonely and self centered don't ask anyone let alone husband anything about there day feelings wants. For 91 he is getting by pretty well sometimes is slower but I know he has more of a clue of what's going on than she does way more often than not. He has trouble with some words but you can figure him out for having huge stroke 6 years ago and his age he's in good shape. Where can I find information on being better able to help both of them mentally day to day and for when time is more needed physically. Basically outing's are church, shopping, errands, cleaning companionship, taking care of her dogs and listening to her same stories over and over and doing everything to keep her happy. He goes occasionally out with us to but likes to stay and watch his war movies. I think it's because he gets some peace and quiet when she's out. But in all I want to learn more, thanks for reading this as I'm sure some of it seems like venting.

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Many resources and literature out there. Start with local Aging Services or Senior Center and they have books that they provide for free. Local library can help you with books as well. Secondly, join a caregiver support group, these groups meet in hospital, senior center, or in some of the local elderly residential care such as AL and memory care complexes--call and ask for a schedule. You don't have to have a loved one in the care centers.
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wildestdream, this website is a store house of information :)

Go to the blue bar near the top of the page, now click on SENIOR LIVING, now click on "Alzheimer's Care"... scroll down the page to all the various articles. Hope these articles will be helpful.
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It sounds like your female client has dementia, possibly Alzheimer's. Fortunely there is a lot of material available about what to expect from dementia, and how to interact with someone who has it.

I'd start with learning more about ALZ.
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