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My mother is 92 years old. She has severe Alzheimers. She has been in a Nursing Home since 2009. She has recently been sick and is having problems staying hydrated. If she has to have IVs, how can this be done. Will she have to be totally restrained or knocked out with drugs. Is fluids
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I am really having problems with this. I have seen her suffer for so long with no quality of life. Prior to going into the Nursing Home, she had Alzheimers for approximately 2 years.
She has not known me for at least one or two years. She cannot eat on her own. She has to be fed. Sometimes, she refuses food and drink and spits it out.

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