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at times gets very mad mostly after 4 pm until she goes to bed think i am part of her problem don,t want to take baths she has to take her meds whaT to do hubby here

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Frequent flyer has given you great advice! What kind of doctor is following her for her dementia? If this medication refusal is a new symptom, it should be reported to the doctor;all changes in Mental Status should be reported to the doctor. They are symptoms.

You are not the problem! Your wife may be having a very common dementia related symptom called "sundowning", increased agitation, delusions and hallucinations late in the afternoon.

Have you tried crushing her meds and putting them in applesauce, yogurt or ice cream ? Check with your pharmacist about which meds can be crushed. Also, be aware that many dementia patients have or develop swallowing problems which can be diagnosed and treated by a speech and language pathologist.
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templepig, you need to read up on all you can about dementia/Alzheimer's. With that wealth of knowledge it would help you understand why your wife does what she does.

Click on the link below and scroll down the page to all the very helpful articles. https://www.agingcare.com/Alzheimers-Dementia
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