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Old 09-08-2010, 03:08 PM   #81
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Do you have an adult protective services department in your area?

If this woman had a stroke and is really being this crazy (following people areound, setting her house on fire, etc) I would seriously question her ability to take care of herself. She may need to be placed in state custody or her family needs to come get her and take care of her.
Yes, please call! When I worked in a nursing home a lot of residents were like this when they arrived. After figuring out the correct medications and realizing that they were safe with much of the staff, they became very different people!

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Old 09-08-2010, 03:22 PM   #82
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holy crap. get a restraining order asap. if she said those rude comments to me i'd be crying and furious!!
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Yes, I am filing a report, but I am not worried any more, because all the neighbors know that she is not quite sane . Another neighbor told me that she set her apartment on fire last year, and the police came. So CPS is not on my list of things to be worried about!
This sounds more like dementia or early Alzheimer's then results of a stroke...why is she living alone?

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Do you have an adult protective services department in your area?

If this woman had a stroke and is really being this crazy (following people around, setting her house on fire, etc) I would seriously question her ability to take care of herself. She may need to be placed in state custody or her family needs to come get her and take care of her.

That. And really mama, even though the consensus is that she's just "nuts" the fact is that old people with dementia (from whatever cause-stroke/Alzheimer's/plain old dementia) can be dangerous (just like any other improperly medicated & monitored mentally ill person).
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