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My mum, now aged 88, has been suffering from mixed dementia in an aggressive form for at least eight years. It is hard to pinpoint the onset, but I had noticed a change in her behaviour and memory loss, but both mum and dad had succeeded in successfully concealing the true gravity of the situation.
In 2005, my dad, who was suffering end stage heart failure, was admitted as an emergency to hospital for the final time with a dissected aorta, and passed away after