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Old 10-30-2008, 09:47 PM   #2
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Re: Any experience in this?

That kind of sudden change in behavior might be because of a UTI. Remember all the bizzare things Mom did before the care meeting we had on here, only to find out it was a UTI? Can you take a urine sample in tomorrow to be checked? If that is not the case then it could be new behavior as he shuffles along the path of this diease and even more reason placement or inhome help. Remember the night I spent with Dad walking the halls going to check on the little boys and his recent fall in the bathroom and as he was checking the place. No UTI or other cause... just something he is doing more frequently now. There may be a reason for the behavior but it is not for you to know. It is something locked in his head that he can't explain. The things he is doing are the same things he has done before... just on a grander scale. It may perhaps be terminal restlessness but that is for your doctor to determine on Monday. More than likely it is either a UTI or his need to get things done. It may be nothing more than he is actually feeling better than he has and therefore able to do more. If so medication may be in order but again... your doctor would be the best one to determine a cause but be sure to get a urinalysis done ASAP.

Or perhaps he is trying to tell you it's time?

Love, deb