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  2. Q&A: "Anticipatory Grief" - Tues 27th 6:30-7:30pm

    Our next Q&A is on the topic of anticipatory grief - the feelings of grief or loss that can happen following a diagnosis of dementia. Ubeda from our Helpline will be answering your questions in this thread on the 27th February, from 6:30-7:30pm.

    Pop by and post your questions now and we'll answer them on Tuesday.

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    1. I have dementia

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    2. I have a partner with dementia

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    4. Younger people with dementia and their carers

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    5. Lesbian and gay people with dementia and carers

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    6. Memory concerns and seeking a diagnosis

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    7. Recently diagnosed and early stages of dementia

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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

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    3. Helpful websites

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    4. Health and wellbeing

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    5. Books, film and music

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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

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    8. Researchers, students and professionals

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    1. Alzheimer's Society news

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    2. Alzheimer's Society notices

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    3. Alzheimer's Society videos and podcasts

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    1. ARCHIVE FORUM: Support discussions

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