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Forum: Memory concerns and seeking a diagnosis

This forum is for people who have concerns about their memory or someone else’s.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Diagnosing dementia - My relative won't go to the doctor: Podcast, February 2014

    It's not uncommon for people with memory problems to not want to go to the doctor. They may think there is nothing wrong or they may be aware of a problem but want it to go away. Unfortunately the problem won't go away and you may want to help your relative visit the doctor to find out what the...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 14-02-2014 02:32 PM
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  2. Smile Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome new members

    If you have just joined Talking Point, a very warm welcome to you. You are reading our Worried about your memory forum. If you have concerns about your memory, you may find the following information, which is held on our main website, helpful: Should I be worried about memory problems? ...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 05-01-2012 02:18 PM
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  1. Help please

    My husband has started peeing on the floor in just about every room.

    Started by lu‎, 09-03-2014 01:18 AM
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    11-03-2014, 12:58 PM
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  2. Memory Clinic

    Well its been that dreaded day again, the day when my husband's bank statement arrives. Every month its the same, huffing and puffing! 'What's this payment, who have I paid that to, why won't it balance'?! This month he even suggested that I might have an account that he didn't know about and was...

    Started by yorkie46‎, 08-03-2014 04:33 PM
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    08-03-2014, 06:17 PM
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  3. Memory Clinic

    Why are doctors so reluctant to diagnose dementia and set so much store by the memory tests? My husband's appointment fell on a good day and he scored well in the tests but the sort of thing they ask are not the things he has difficulty with. Also they don't seem to consider the behaviour and...

    Started by yorkie46‎, 04-03-2014 09:30 PM
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    05-03-2014, 09:35 PM
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  4. 38 year old is having problems getting or finding words

    I am 38 years old having memory problems with things like finding or getting my words out. I sometimes even just forget what I was going to say all together. Having 6 hours worth of testing in one week it seems forever away. Worried beyond belief.

    Started by lissa‎, 28-02-2014 04:56 AM
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    28-02-2014, 11:56 AM
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  5. Help with concerns for my Mum

    Hi Everyone, I am posting here in the hope I can get some advice. My Mum is 68. She lives alone, though not far from us. My Dad died back in 97 and my Mum has been retired for over 10 years. She has always been forgetful, ever since I can remember, and it has always been a joke. However,...

    Started by sharper43‎, 26-02-2014 02:28 PM
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    26-02-2014, 07:28 PM
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  6. New To All This. Any advice please.

    Hi Everyone, Never contributed to any Blogs in my life before so be gentle with me. lol. Having had some problems over the last 12 months, a recent Spect scan showed slow blood-flow to the Temporal Lobes, which according to the Hospital meant signs of Early Alzheimers. Having had all sorts of...

    Started by BobbyQ‎, 24-02-2014 11:27 PM
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    25-02-2014, 10:46 PM
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  7. memory clinic

    Well today has been a pretty bad day. I was awake at 4am emailing a friend who I'd arranged to meet to talk about the current situation with my husband. She has been our financial advisor for many years and I wanted to talk without him there because he doesn't understand a lot of the financial...

    Started by yorkie46‎, 22-02-2014 10:14 PM
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    23-02-2014, 12:02 AM
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  8. memory clinic

    Well we had our first and it appears only experience of memory clinic. Although I had gone prepared with notes and diary I was not sure what to expect. I had hoped to be able to speak to someone without my husband but this didn't happen therefore it was impossible to say everything I wanted to....

    Started by yorkie46‎, 20-02-2014 09:54 PM
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    21-02-2014, 12:19 PM
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  9. Smile I might have early signs

    :confused:I might have early signs of alzeimers. Hello everyone, I`m a new boy I forget the names of friends and every day objects .I lose the thread of what I am saying. I feel rather anxious about it, I dont think it is age although I am in my early eighties.og

    Started by old_groaner‎, 19-02-2014 11:38 PM
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    20-02-2014, 02:46 PM
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  10. Concern about mothers mental state

    My mother has recently turned 85 and I have noticed a recent deterioration in her mental state. She is showing several symptoms such as short term memory loss etc etc. Other additional problems are she lives alone over 300 miles from me and is very frail and essentially housebound. Although i...

    Started by davecttrf‎, 17-01-2014 11:03 AM
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    18-02-2014, 05:55 PM
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  11. Are Blood Tests the Be all and end all of answers ?

    My mom has just had her Blood results back and the GP says there fine ! mom is over the moon and suggest that she hasn't got Alzheimer's. So can you explain why her behaviour is changing from week to week and forgetting to take her pills, as for going out shopping, this takes a good half an hour to...

    Started by 2me2you‎, 04-02-2014 02:41 PM
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    15-02-2014, 01:29 PM
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  12. Unhappy think dad has dementia

    my dad is 90 and for the past 6 months or so we have noticed some things which we think could be the start of dementia.He finds it hard to hold a conversation as he can't remember some words even for everyday objects,in the past 2 months he is convinced that a neighbour has stolen a tin of paint...

    Started by silvertips‎, 07-01-2014 08:21 PM
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    14-02-2014, 03:40 PM
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  13. Mum possibly diagnosed?

    Hi all, my mum's behaviour has been strange for a few years but lately it's totally erratic. We put it down to my dad being diagnosed terminally ill. Recently we were horrified that the district nurse claimed my mum had dementia and said it was in my dad's notes. She was calling in social services...

    Started by daughterone‎, 07-01-2014 03:05 PM
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    14-02-2014, 10:42 AM
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  14. I think my mum has some kind of dementia

    I have never posted on a forum before but I feel totally at a loss what to do. I am an only child (well adult) my dad died twenty years ago and my daughter lives 2 hours away, so there is only me. I have noticed over the last six months or so that my mum seems to be having problems in a few...

    Started by 1953barney‎, 05-11-2013 04:49 PM
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  15. Worried about my Dad .. Has dementia, started to get very angry on a recent trip

    Hey guys So I'll jump right in .. This is my Dad's history: 3/4 years ago, his hearing would started to get bad, he would repeat conversations to people 2 years ago finally got hearing aids Struggled to do his tax return, forgetting he did bits of it, then completely restarting it to and...

    Started by Sam1981‎, 03-02-2014 11:17 PM
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    09-02-2014, 10:46 PM
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  16. Not all forgetfulness is dementia

    I am not sure if you will remember me, I have been supporting my dad who suffers from vascular dementia. We were involved in a serious legal battle with my stepmother who was divorcing dad, she was trying to get him moved away from his loving family to live near her and remove us as attorneys....

    Started by bobtail‎, 09-02-2014 06:04 PM
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    09-02-2014, 10:28 PM
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  17. Worried about me and My wife

    We've been together for 46 year now and we are in business together as successful property developers but recently she( my wife and mother to our two boys) has become very short with me -(misunderstanding her requests and instructions ) and having to question her about these, causes extreme...

    Started by Bidd‎, 04-02-2014 10:45 PM
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    08-02-2014, 01:35 PM
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  18. I just wanted to share my frustration about the reality of getting a diagnosis.

    The private company providing memory assessment service in my area have undertaken a 14 month pilot scheme, this was not known to me until a month ago when after a raft of tests and a referral for memory assessment, there seemed to be no information via the GP as to when and where my Mum would go...

    Started by Care1968‎, 04-02-2014 09:02 PM
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    07-02-2014, 09:47 AM
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  19. So Pleased I Found you all

    I joined yesterday and immediately posted for advice. Really pleased I found you, the advice I received made a difference to the next important step I made towards dealing with my mom who seems to be in denial one minute and then crying and admitting the changes to the unknown are creeping upon...

    Started by 2me2you‎, 05-02-2014 06:43 PM
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  20. Is diagnosis worth it?

    First post. I suspect I am going to need this forum a lot now that Mum appears to have AD. It has already been fantastically useful reading the various posts and people's generous replies. I say "appears to have" because we don't have a diagnosis. Certainly the decline in my mother's mental...

    Started by bakeja‎, 17-07-2013 07:38 AM
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  21. So glad to have found this forum but...

    Hello. I have been reading posts in this part of the forum and so glad to have found it because now I don't feel so alone. I think my mother in law is showing some signs of dementia and I would really like her to have tests but my husband and his sister seem to be in complete denial about the...

    Started by JustDiL‎, 03-02-2014 11:51 PM
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    04-02-2014, 08:50 AM
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  22. At my wits end...

    Didn't think I would ever post in a forum, but I,m at my wits end. I think my mum has dementia, it started about a year ago when I received a late night call from her, asking me whether it was 9 at night or 9 in the morning. Since then this is happening on a regular basis. She seems to have lost...

    Started by Bish48‎, 02-02-2014 10:07 PM
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    03-02-2014, 10:33 PM
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  23. Am I being paranoid

    I have concerns re my husband's memory and am concerned he is showing signs of vascular dementia, having seen it in my mother. I have asked doctor to refer to memory clinic.

    Started by yorkie46‎, 02-02-2014 06:57 PM
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  24. My mum


    Started by Desperation‎, 02-02-2014 04:47 PM
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    03-02-2014, 01:26 AM
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  25. Mum refusing to go for CT scan

    Hi, My mum is downright refusing to go to the hospital this Friday for a CT scan. My sister and I have assured her that it will be fine, but deep down we think she is scared she might find out something she doesn't want to know. She is a very strong willed person, constantly stating that " I am...

    Started by ston‎, 22-01-2014 09:37 PM
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    02-02-2014, 08:47 PM
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