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  1. Yes, I'd like to volunteer my boss to go... ...

    Yes, I'd like to volunteer my boss to go...

    Pardon me being flippant, but it's good you've kept your sense of humour. And whether there's a mad axeman / canny conman / somewhat odd nice guy, I'm...
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    See also: Brain tissue donations ...

    See also:

    Brain tissue donations
    http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=116

    Donating your brain...
  3. I would say, don't just assume that the Court of...

    I would say, don't just assume that the Court of Protection will order your attorneyship revoked, and don't just voluntarily step down on the basis of that assumption. Your mother's solicitor hasn't...
  4. Why? I don't understand that. If you can act...

    Why? I don't understand that. If you can act severally, then one attorney should be able to carry on alone, right?



    If you are stepping down - or being forced to step down - as attorney, then...
  5. Have I got this right: Your mum is in a...

    Have I got this right:


    Your mum is in a care home in Council B's area (which is what you want).
    You're paying the fees (from your mum's savings), but Council B is says Council A is...
  6. Living with dementia magazine...

    Living with dementia magazine April 2014
    http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents.php?categoryID=200241

    People with dementia using iPads as creative boards...
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    I've never seen a really satisfactory solution to...

    I've never seen a really satisfactory solution to this; and potentially handy features such as 'press one button to heat up a drink' are likely to be found only on fancy models with too many other...
  8. The original post started a lot of discussion so...

    The original post started a lot of discussion so presumably contained something interesting.

    What was it? Couldn't you summarise the issue without naming names?
  9. Yes, other people have described exactly this:...

    Yes, other people have described exactly this: déjà vu with with TV programmes, places visited, and so on:
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    There are simple devices to play messages on a...

    There are simple devices to play messages on a schedule or to play a message when a door is opened, for example.

    Or there are smartphone apps that can do that - but you'd most likely have to set...
  11. Dementia research centre opens in Berkshire

    THU 23 JAN 2014 DEMENTIA RESEARCH CENTRE OPENS IN BERKSHIRE
    http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/topic/university-of-reading/

    New dementia research centre opens in Reading...
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    Harry Andrews (1911–1989)...

    Harry Andrews (1911–1989)
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0028674/?ref_=tt_cl_t6


    from
    Harriet Devine's Blog
    http://harrietdevine.typepad.com/harriet_devines_blog/2012/02/clayhanger.html

    ...
  13. Yes, could use a door lock, remove...

    Yes, could use a door lock, remove non-microwavable cookware, or cut the power by taking out the fuse.

    Other possibilities include engaging the child lock (if the microwave has one), or using...
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    Excuse me, but if you're joint attorneys, you...

    Excuse me, but if you're joint attorneys, you have to act jointly -- in which case your sister cannot make changes like that on her own without your knowledge and agreement.

    You could try putting...
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    Absent any other information, that sounds fair...

    Absent any other information, that sounds fair enough to me, and more useful than the very hazy 'infirmity of old age'.

    Past discussions range from people asking for the certificate to include...
  16. I don't have knowledge of these organizations,...

    I don't have knowledge of these organizations, but you could also try contacting:

    Alzheimer's Association Japan
    c/o Kyoto Social Welfare Hall
    Horikawa-Marutamachi, Kamigyo-Ku
    Kyoto
    Japan...
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    If you're asking whether your brother can buy the...

    If you're asking whether your brother can buy the house, the answer is 'Yes, but...'.

    nicoise posted an authoritiative answer to that recently -- See:

    Sale of house to Attorney...
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    There have been occasional posts from people...

    There have been occasional posts from people using the Just Checking service -
  19. There have been occasional similar posts from...

    There have been occasional similar posts from researchers, though there doesn't seem to be very much response - e.g.:

    Research looking at quality of life of lesbian, gay and bisexual people with...
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    No doubt - and that's often the case. From...

    No doubt - and that's often the case. From Anongirl's experience, it sounds as if BT is trying to improve on that:



    From previous threads:

    Controlling outgoing calls - e.g. speaking clock...
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    Some suppliers are mentioned on previous threads,...

    Some suppliers are mentioned on previous threads, such as:

    non spill mugs or cups
    http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/showthread.php?39883
  22. Thread: LPA and banks

    by nmintueo
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    It took a little time, as bank staff often needed...

    It took a little time, as bank staff often needed help from more experienced colleagues, but we didn't have any real problems.

    But experience varies. It's a recurrent topic on the forum; here's...
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    I'd go along with what the other posters have...

    I'd go along with what the other posters have suggested: add an extension socket for a corded phone.

    If your mother manages the kitchen phone well, consider getting something identical or as near...
  24. Catheterize, just to manage incontinence? I...

    Catheterize, just to manage incontinence? I wouldn't.

    Alzheimer's Society:


    Urinary tract infection (UTI) and dementia
    Urinary catheters are a common cause of UTI and must be avoided whenever...
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    Yes, and it's a perennial topic on the forum, so...

    Yes, and it's a perennial topic on the forum, so try searching for some past threads. e.g.


    "I walked away from Halifax [and] moved all accounts next door but one to Lloyds"

    "In the end I went...
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