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    Alzheimer's doesn't kill me, the guilt does

    My Mam got her Alzheimer's diagnosis 6 years ago and had it for at least 3 years prior to that. I could not get a diagnosis for her as she was only 55 when the real symptoms started showing. Her father had dementia from his late 60s and it progressed for nearly 20 years. I remember my Mam...
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    Horizon tonight

    I am glad I watched it. My Mother started showing symptoms in her early 50's and that was over 10 years ago now. In those 10 years I have gone from no hope of a prevention or cure to the possibility of one. Way too late for my Mother I know however I have another 10 years before I am in my...
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    Mum doesn't like carer

    I think you need to give it a bit of time, it is so concerning in the beginning to trust anyone else with your Mum. As my Mum had lots of carers over the years, I found that some that I had doubts about in the beginning would be the best at certain parts of caring and I would soon change my mind...
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    Can someone recently diagnosed revoke a Power of Attorney?

    Hi, I am not sure I can be of much help as I am not in the legal profession and also I am based in Ireland. From understanding the situation, your Mother may be able revoke the POA however only in the presence of a solicitor. From my experience with trying to gain a POA for my Mother at a...