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  1. Thread: Delayed grief

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    my dad died 18 months ago, mum died in January...

    my dad died 18 months ago, mum died in January this year. I didn't feel much at the time. I have found myself getting really sad once or twice a month but the rest of the time it feels like it used...
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    I am sorry to read that life is so hard for you...

    I am sorry to read that life is so hard for you both at the moment. I hope things improve soon and that Pete begins to feel happier and calmer.
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    It sounds like it was just right and she would...

    It sounds like it was just right and she would have been very proud of you.
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    What's PPS? Is it to do with diagnosis? I...

    What's PPS? Is it to do with diagnosis?

    I think one of the best ways to help is to get information about dementia from this forum and from the Society's factsheets. There are several with basic...
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    We came to the decision about stopping medication...

    We came to the decision about stopping medication easily - mum was no longer swallowing, eating or drinking, so the decision was made for us in the end.

    She was diabetic and had various drugs e.g....
  6. Thank you for these links, I am sure they will be...

    Thank you for these links, I am sure they will be really useful!
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    In my case the wills were okay but the solicitors...

    In my case the wills were okay but the solicitors didn't do their job properly and we had a potential negligence claim against them. We've spent thousands and much angst trying to put it right and...
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    Hi, I can only talk about my own experience here....

    Hi, I can only talk about my own experience here.

    My mum and myself and my siblings were joint executors for my dad but because mum had dementia and was deemed not to have capacity we had a few...
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    1. My hubby and daughter's love 2. Being able to...

    1. My hubby and daughter's love
    2. Being able to work part time
    3. Being able to keep things I couldn't part with, like dad's old jumper.
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    I appreciate what you're saying is true but it's...

    I appreciate what you're saying is true but it's not my personal experience. I have had more than half a dozen cheques as executor for dad and they've all been made out only in my name and I've not...
  11. Thread: I won! I won!

    by Soobee
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    brilliant news!

    brilliant news!
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    I haven't had to open an Executor's account and...

    I haven't had to open an Executor's account and was advised that I didn't need to. I'm with Lloyds. But it might be because I was a joint account holder rather than just POA with my parents. I have...
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    I am sorry to read this but glad you were able to...

    I am sorry to read this but glad you were able to keep her at home. xx
  14. Thread: Advice re mum

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    I'm sorry I don't know for sure, but on the...

    I'm sorry I don't know for sure, but on the Macmillan site I did read anecdotally of such a thing as 'Chemo Brain'. My dad had several what he called 'senior moments' during and after he was being...
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    After dad died I saw several unusual birds and...

    After dad died I saw several unusual birds and took it as a sign.

    We also have loads of red kites always circling overhead but they don't usually come down low. The only time I've seen them low...
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    My understanding is that it doesn't cause...

    My understanding is that it doesn't cause dementia but can worsen dementia. But that article certainly is interesting BeckyJan.
  17. Thread: Eric.

    by Soobee
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    I am sorry to read that Eric has died. My...

    I am sorry to read that Eric has died. My condolences to you.
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    So sorry that your mum has died. You will be able...

    So sorry that your mum has died. You will be able to take great comfort from that lucid conversation. x
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    Yes. I asked for my mum's certificate to say the...

    Yes. I asked for my mum's certificate to say the type of dementia she had so it would show in the statistics. The Doc had put Advanced dementia as the only cause of death, then added vascular at my...
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    Yes, I felt the same shock as you do when the...

    Yes, I felt the same shock as you do when the hospital doctor said that my mum's last scan - about a year ago - was typical of someone with advanced dementia. At the time of the scan she was quite...
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    I talked to Cruse after my dad died. Mum died in...

    I talked to Cruse after my dad died. Mum died in January and I find the grief stronger now than in the first month after she went which was unexpected. I am also grieving dad again. In that first...
  22. Thread: At peace

    by Soobee
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    Sorry to hear of your mum's death. You have given...

    Sorry to hear of your mum's death. You have given up so much to look after her so it will take time to come to terms with not having a caring role any more. It's far too soon to think about now, but...
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    Go and and see a solicitor. Definitely change...

    Go and and see a solicitor.

    Definitely change to tenants-in-common - a house owned jointly all goes to the surviving spouse and that is not what you want.

    My parents had wills drawn up which...
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    Some days are harder..some are easier

    It's a month and a day since mum died. I cried a lot today. Don't like this grief thing we have to work through. Some days it gets harder not easier.

    The "what if's" are rearing their ugly heads,...
  25. Thread: Life must go on

    by Soobee
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    My condolences to you, and strength and comfort...

    My condolences to you, and strength and comfort for when you need it.
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