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Following a stroke in march 2011 My Husband never communicated properly with me for almost a year, always in a drowsy state when i visited then suddenly after challenging his consultant about his Deterioration,she withdrew the Amisulpiride and i cannot really believe the changes in him. Remembering more and more etc. BUT because the panel recommended that Roy needed 24/7 Nursing care and a battle to help with funding etc. I cannot believe that i am now being accused of putting Roy into a home and
Well, I am new to the site and I would like to say what a lovely bunch of people you all seem.
I'm struggling with the emotional side of my mums illness - feeling helpless, scared and very sad. Then I feel selfish feeling like this cause its not about me.
Just want to do everything right but don't know what it is most of the time. Think this site might become a new BF lol.
Anyway, just wanted to say hi to you all! so "Hi"......
Fortunately hubby's 'early onset dementia' is still in the early stages and he is living a perfectly happy life. Probably the worst part of it at the moment is that he knows his memory is going downhill. He finds it embarrassing that he can't do the things he used to.
I suppose the reason I am keeping a blog is so that I can chart things properly - the good and the not so good.
Today was a mixture of both.
Having fasted for 12 hours overnight, hubby set off for a blood test
hi my name is Bethany and I am 19. My Nana is suffering from alzheimers and I am scared in case I am at risk to it is this possible?
I have watched my strongest person crumble and fall apart, forget everything and everyone and it scares me to think I could end up this way
Originally Posted by duke
My wife Jennifer has Semantic Dementia it was diagnosed 4 years ago she is now 57 and cannot talk or understant the spoken word we suspect she can no longer express pain of discomfort it has had an horrendious effect on our small family.Does any one else have experiance of this type of Dementia as it appears very uncomon.