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89 Year Old Mother

Thu, Nov 4th 2010

My mother is 89. She sees people outside of her window and now she speaks to them. She sees ants, bugs, etc. on her floor. She imagines someone is stealing from her on a daily basis and thinks someone is spying on her through a small "crack" in her door. This is impossible. My mother also hides things and doesn't remember where she put them. 

Lastly, she lives in an assisted living place and is becoming aggressive toward the staff. Yet, there are other times when she is fine is lucid .I fear she will be asked to leave soon. I'm not certain of the next step in dealing with this.

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