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I may have a stupid question, but I have been having difficulty understanding many posts because they use so many abbreviations. I don't know what they stand for: LO, LMF, SNF, ALF, etc....


Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:42 pm
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Post Re: Abbreviations
LO=Loved One; SNF=Skilled Nursing Facility; ALF=Assisted Living Facility; LMF=? I can't think of anything that would be appropriate to post here. :lol:

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Pat [68] married to Derek [84] for 38 years; husband dx PDD/LBD 2005, probably began 2002 or earlier; late stage and in a SNF as of January 2011. Hospitalized 11/2/2013 and discharged to home Hospice. Passed away at home on 11/9/2013.


Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:48 pm
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Post Re: Abbreviations
Here are some others you may not know that you didn't point out:

CG = caregiver(s)

MIL = Mother in law
FIL = Father in law
BIL - Brother in law
SIL - Sister in law

Then there are the various other diseases which can be easily confused with LBD - PSP, FTD, VD (as in vascular dementia), etc.

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Lynn, daughter of 89 year old dad dx with possiblity of LBD, CBD, PSP, FTD, ALS, Vascular Dementia, AD, etc., died Nov. 30, 2010 after living in ALF for 18 months.


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