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  1. Berwick Dementia Cafe

    Quote Originally Posted by snedds57 View Post
    Thank you so much for voting. It's cut throat...and we have dropped to 7th place today. It is so hard to get people to register and vote...although it only takes 5 mins to do. We still have a few weeks to go....so hopefully with more pressure we will be able to get people to take action and we will secure this funding. There are no dementia services to speak of in this area.

    You were so kind to us when we launched our postcard appeal - I stil have them all here! xxx
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  2. Berwick Dementia Cafe

    Quote Originally Posted by snedds57 View Post
    In April this year, the dementia cafe in Berwick started by myself as an employee of the Alzheimer's society lost its funding after 3 years - just at the point where it was a vibrant and established group. The people who attended were very upset and we decided to keep the group going and in May became an unincorporated charitable organisation. The people of Berwick have been very supportive and the group is going from strength to strength - I am now Treasurer!

    Anyways...to cut
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  3. Speeding Yet Again ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grey Lad View Post
    Back in March I got caught speeding when I was trying to get back to Grimsby Hospital before the ambulance bringing Maureen back from Scunthorpe Hospital. Late at night I was caught by cameras 6 mph over the 30 mph limit. No point in arguing my case: I was caught in the act and may have got away with it if my OH had been in a 'blue light ambulance'. Like all responsible motorist I took it on the chin; paid my 90 and attended a Speed Awareness Course. However, I don't think I have learnt my lesson
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  4. Back in May . . .

    . . . I wrote detailing how many skills had been lost, and the decline I'd seen, over the preceding 8 months, since Mil had moved in.

    (link to Blog - http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/entry...st-so-quickly. )

    5 months on, and the decline is even more noticiable

    When it comes to bathing, she has lost all sense of modesty about me seeing her naked. Instructions and assistance are now necessary for undressing. I have to keep ...
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  5. Missed My Chance ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grey Lad View Post
    Thanks 2Jays I think it is time to try Sloggi's once again.

    I foolishly made a mistake last night and happened to mention that Maureen had left our purchases from Marks and Spencer in the car. This led to a fierce response, culminating in: 'why don't we go to the solicitor and sort this out by getting a divorce?' We'd lost that loving feeling and I almost continued with my initial response of: 'do you realise how much I am doing for you?'

    I am a slow learner in dealing
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