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My great grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's 8 years ago now and we are currently her carers. my mums friend also died of Alzheimer's disease last year. Please help us fundraise as we are doing a walk for Alzheimer's society on 8th September in Aintree race track! thank you xx
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HELP, we are going crazy our life are upside down my poor mother she is a saint I pray for her agony, our family is under so much stress, we live in a constant roller coaster, shall we take her to the hospital, should we wait? Should we always listen to the insanity. HEEEELLLLLLLLLLLLPPPPPPPPPPPPPP:
Originally Posted by Snowedunder
My husband was once highly intelligent and although he can do very little these days, he still resents the activities available at the various day-centres he has visited. Has anyone heard of day-care for people, especially men, like him?
This is my first time on the forum ever and here I am exposing my deepest darkest secret to you all in the hope that someone out there in the ether might tell me that I am not alone.....
Mum (85) has had vascular dementia and Alzheimers the last 5 years or so, recently moved into a Care Home and hating every minute of it. We tried to keep her independent at home as long as we could with a very intensive care package and my sister and I helping regularly. Mum wishes she was dead and now I
Originally Posted by LynneMcV
The past two or three weeks hubby seems to be losing more of his abilities. It is a slow but obvious progression.
We have a trip to Scotland coming up next week and I know he is looking forward to it. Every day for weeks on end now, he has asked how long it will be before we go. I wonder if the excitement about the trip is affecting his ability to concentrate in other areas.
I am a little worried about the trip. Hubby used to do the navigation but we both know he cannot