Welcome to Talking Point - Alzheimer's Society's online forum.
Talking Point is an online support and discussion forum, for anyone affected by dementia. It's a place to ask for advice, share information, join in discussions and feel supported.
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Talking Point is kindly funded by Santander.
My husband - was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers 18 months ago aged 52. This disease is a long and lonely road for those nearest to the person with it. It is a heavy burden to carry and you try to avoid giving that burden to your children.
Some days the enormity of what is to come is overwhelming.
Counselling is the way forward-it really does help