1. Welcome to Talking Point - an online community for everyone who is affected by dementia. Whether you have dementia or know someone who does, we will be there for you.

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    If you need help using Talking Point, read our Help pages or contact us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk

  2. Hi everyone, Talking Point is back! We’ve updated the software in order to improve security, design, and the way the community works, and introduced some helpful features.

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    1. Welcome and how to use Talking Point

      This forum is a place for new members to introduce themselves, and to ask questions about how Talking Point works. It contains Help videos and other technical tips.
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    1. I have dementia

      This forum is for people who have been diagnosed with dementia.
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    2. I have a partner with dementia

      This forum is for people with a partner or spouse with dementia.
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    3. I care for a person with dementia

      This forum is for people who are involved in the care of a person with dementia.
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    4. Younger people with dementia and their carers

      This forum is for people with dementia under the age of 65 and their carers, families and friends.
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    5. Lesbian and gay people with dementia and carers

      This forum is for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, and who are affected by any form of dementia.
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    6. Memory concerns and seeking a diagnosis

      This forum is for people who have concerns about their memory or someone else’s.
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    7. Recently diagnosed and early stages of dementia

      This forum is for people who are dealing with a dementia diagnosis or the early stages of the condition.
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    8. Middle - later stages of dementia

      This forum is for people who are dealing with the middle to later stages of dementia.
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    9. End of life care

      This forum is for people who are dealing with end of life care.
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    10. After dementia — dealing with loss

      This forum is for people who are dealing with emotional and practical issues following the death of a loved one.
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    1. Dementia-related news and campaigns

      This forum is a place to discuss dementia stories that have been covered in the media, and campaigns for people with dementia and their carers.
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    2. Legal and financial issues

      This forum is a place to discuss personal experiences in relation to financial, legal and benefits issues. Legal or financial information posted in an advisory capacity, or to promote goods or services, will be removed.
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    3. Helpful websites

      This forum is a place to share the websites and online resources that may help people living with dementia.
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    4. Health and wellbeing

      This forum is a place to share information and experiences about dementia treatments, healthcare and nutrition. Information posted in an advisory capacity, or to promote goods and services, will be removed.
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    5. Books, film and music

      This forum is a place to share books, films and music that may help people living with dementia.
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    6. Equipment and technology

      This forum is a place to share information on equipment and technology that may help people living with dementia.
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    7. Fundraising for Alzheimer's Society

      This forum is for people fundraising for Alzheimer's Society. Here you can promote your event and share tips with others.
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    8. Researchers, students and professionals

      This forum is aimed primarily at people who may be conducting research or who may have a professional interest in dementia.
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    1. Alzheimer's Society news

      This forum is automatically updated with news stories and comments from the main Alzheimer's Society website.
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    2. Alzheimer's Society notices

      This forum contains announcements, updates and requests from Alzheimer's Society.
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    3. Alzheimer's Society videos and podcasts

      This forum contains videos and podcasts from Alzheimer's Society.
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    1. ARCHIVE FORUM: Support discussions

      This forum contains archived discussions, and is closed to new posts.
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    2. ARCHIVE FORUM: Resources

      This forum contains archived discussions, and is closed to new posts.
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