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My best friends husband got severe dementia at 50 and died at 60. No one knew how to help her. What's best?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Dementia tx

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There is no cure for dementia but there are few medicines that may help to delay the progression if given early. Among those...Namenda, Aricept ( donazepil) galantamine, (galantamine hydrobromide) Exelon and others. New intellectual challenges may help. Exercise.

In brief: Dementia tx

Please check all answers about dementia or alzheimer's .
There is no cure for dementia but there are few medicines that may help to delay the progression if given early. Among those...Namenda, Aricept ( donazepil) galantamine, (galantamine hydrobromide) Exelon and others. New intellectual challenges may help. Exercise.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not sure of time

Frame. Is your question about her grieving now or before he passed? Being supportive is always helpful.
Letting her know you are willing to listen whenever she needs to talk is very helpful. And getting her out of the house to do something special for herself will always help.

In brief: Not sure of time

Frame. Is your question about her grieving now or before he passed? Being supportive is always helpful.
Letting her know you are willing to listen whenever she needs to talk is very helpful. And getting her out of the house to do something special for herself will always help.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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