Could this behavior indicate Alzheimer's?
My mom's mid stage Alzheimer's, almost 75, and suffers with severe agitation. Day in, day out, for the last year or so, she hallucinates and has delusions that my father's having an affair with the 90 year old lady who lives bedridden, across the street. This is all she talks about 24/7. What really maddening is the fact that she's extremely verbal about it; this is all she talks about constantly. She also talks to this woman as if she's in the house, constantly yelling at her to get out. She curses at her as if she's there. She threatens her and throws things at her, as well as at my father. She kicks in the walls, bangs on them, bangs on the doors and tables, thrown things at my dad and is just generally chronically stressed out. This continues for hours on end, only to finally stop when, in utter exhaustion, she walks calmly into the den where my father's sitting, sits down near him, and slowly falls asleep against him, for an hour or so, only to start up again when she awakes. She still recognizes people and eats and goes to the bathroom on her own. The extreme aggressiveness and combativeness against my father, though, is a major problem and not one that is easily rectified.
Status: Open May 20, 2015 - 04:23 AM