Apr 10, 2012

Help I'm Having Trouble Changing My Wife's Soiled Clothing

A member of the Alzheimer's Reading Room community needs our help. What insight or advice can you offer?

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This request for help actually came in as a comment/question under the article, Music and Memory, An Old Man's Reaction to Hearing "His" Music.
Reader Whaler writes and asks:

Help! I am having trouble changing my wife's soiled clothing.

She wont do it herself, and when I do it she yells and hits me.

I must get it done or she will stay soiled for hours on end.

I have hired home care people to do it but she does the same thing.

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