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  1. trying not to see 2...xxx

    Funny how this journey of caring changes day to day...Mum Bless her visted today as usual arriving as i just got home from a busy day at work...Her usual abrupt manner and comments did not seem to catch a raw nerve today and i found myself replying to the usual statements with a calmness and warmth i'd forgotten i still have ... Why the change i don't know but it was good to experience it and feel more able to respond to her negativities in a loving tolerant way rather than feeling angry and prickly ...
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  2. Father has died from vascular demtia : can i contest will against stepbrothers????

    hi all ,

    my father recently died one week ago aged 93 he was diagnosed with vascular demetia round about 7 years ago and since then my mother and myself (as his son) have been caring for him . my father has had two other sons to another wife before she died (known to me as my two stepbrothers) before he later married my mum .

    we believe in 2004 when at a time my mother moved away from my father for 6 months that one of the older stepsons approached my dad and during ...
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  3. the best for mum

    hi all , my first blog , my mum ,i think has stage 7 alzeimers . my brother is her carer and lives with mum ,yesterday she fell and has broken her breast bone and is in hospital . he leaves her all day alone but does her medication and food , but is this really good for her to be alone all day just watching tv ? she does however go to a luncheon club twice a week that she lovea , myself and my sisters takes it in turns and have mum stay with us for a couple of days , is this confusing for mum? she ...
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  4. trying not to see......x

    My first words written down about my mum's journey into a fading reality that i try not to see even tho every day i think about it...It's almost as tho if i don't talk about it then it is not real...
    My mum is 78 and has had a diagnosis of frontal temporal lobe dementia for a couple of years...Although looking back her behaviour was changing a long time before a diagnosis was given...She still lives at home on her own supported by carers each day who visit to try and asisst her to look after ...
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  5. Valentines Charity Ball - Feb 2012

    Hi All!

    I have organsied a Valentines Ball in aid of Alzheimers Society & also for Francis House Childrens Hospice, Manchester.
    The ball will be held on Saturday 11th February 2012 at the Palace Hotel , Manchester.


    The Ball will be held in honour of the Charities above, and we have organised a room with stage, dance floor & 3 course meal for 200-400 guests. We will have live music, singers, performers, silent auctions, raffles, competitions & much
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