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    kfyke posted:
    I believe my step mother has dementia, my father has passed away and think this has made it even worse. Her Dr has not diagnosed her yet, because I cant get her to her Dr. How does she get told that this is believe that she has dementia? She knows her memory is awful, she blames it on spinal meningitis. Please help, I love her but this has been very difficult. I am going to be looking for a support group in our area.
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    davedsel2 responded:
    Hello.

    I am sorry you and your family are going through this. You really need to get you step mother to go to her doctor for diagnosis. Many conditions cause the same symptoms as dementia. Rather than assume the worst, get her to go to the doctor for an exam and diagnosis. Try your best to convince her that is is time for a checkup.

    I pray you can get your step mother to a doctor for an accurate diagnosis soon.
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    Blessings,

    -Dave


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