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  1. help

    who do we go to to get help with the cost of installing and providing us with a stairlift as my father is becoming increasingly frail and having real trouble getting upstairs,
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  2. Caring for my 71 year old wife

    Quote Originally Posted by Barnes View Post
    Am tired and stressed. When we are out each day (lucky we are reasonably fit) it is great for us both. Opposite at home-my wife is distraught for much of the time,cries, and follows me around continually. She no longer reads or can concentrate on television.I am the sole carer but have no time to myself except late at night.
    Dearly love my wife,want to continue my caring but need help.
    Her memory has seriously deteriorated but she has not been diagnosed-she refuses and so far I have
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  3. caring for my wife

    Quote Originally Posted by Barnes View Post
    We are both 71-fortunately fairly physically fit so can go out together mornings and is good.However my wife's memory has gone.
    Within minutes of getting home and regularly while at home my wife is agitated,cries,continually wants to know what to do,follows me around and increasingly gets angry with me-wants to go to her home/family.
    This is tiring me out/stressing me and gives me no time to myself.
    I run out of energy to do things with her/to occupy her. She no longer reads
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  4. A bad day

    tears and more tears. I miss you Dad
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  5. Have pass, will travel....

    I sent off for my husband's 60+ Oyster card a few days ago and it arrived yesterday.

    He isn't 60 until 6th May, but the nice thing is that the letter accompanying the card said it could be used immediately.

    Well, my husband was thrilled. He had already arranged to meet a friend in London today (an early birthday meal) - so it was great that he could make the journey completely free of charge.

    On the way home he mistakenly caught the wrong bus (not because ...
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