I realized today that the definition of “good day” has changed. It used to be that a day filled with fussing and restlessness was a “bad” day. Now I’d have to say that kind of day has officially moved into “good day” territory.
Another day of yelling, though settled slightly with lorazepam every six hours. As of 7pm, she had been awake since 1am and was still extremely restless and agitated. I had to work late tonight, so I didn’t get over there, but Jess saw her for awhile this afternoon. I am praying she will be able to get a full night of sleep tonight. She needs it so badly.
I need to make a decision on the blood pressure meds for tomorrow morning… still waiting for both docs to return messages I left today.
Today on Caregivers, I decided to stick with the theme of the week. Check out the post titled Caregivers: Navigating Uncharted Pharmacological Waters.
I’ll leave you with a little trivia…. did you know that President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s; today, the number of people with the disease has soared to nearly 5.4 million. (Source: The Alzheimer’s Project)