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  1. Countryboy

    Question Time for Carers... Week 2...Only 1 Question?

    Hi Richard first of all you appear to be looking at Dementia Positively that’s good it’s very important that you stay in control of you own future Do Not let bureaucrats take over , hopefully you have a supportive family. Just to give a brief history of my Diagnoses I July 1999 I visited a...
  2. Countryboy

    Question Time for Carers... Week 2...Only 1 Question?

    Hi NotTolate. I don’t know if you noticed that people never give one bit of important information when discussing Dementia that’s the age at Diagnose and the age Today I was 56½ when first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and 60 when diagnosed with Frontal-temporal-dementia I’m now 77 when you know...
  3. Countryboy

    Question Time for Carers... Week 2...Only 1 Question?

    Hi NotTolate life expectancy after a diagnoses of Dementia depend on several obvious factors (1) your age at time of Diagnoses (2) Type of Dementia (3) any other underlaying illness related to dementia (4) or Other health / medical issues unrelated to dementia personally I had both parents who...
  4. Countryboy

    Question Time for Carers... Week 2...Only 1 Question?

    Hi My friend if your asking was I dignosed with dementia 15 years ago well the answer is almost 21 years ago it was November 1999
  5. Countryboy

    Question Time for Carers

    I’ve been trying to find other fellow sufferers of dementia, to share our experiences in hope that together we can do something positive about it. Well tell me How many with a Dignoses of Dementia did you find ???
  6. Countryboy

    Question Time for Carers... Week 2...Only 1 Question?

    Hi Linton I very much doubt you will ever know the answer, like you I have Dementia and joined Talking Point in March 2005 back then data protection wasn’t so problematic so I exchange email address with a few during my 15 year membership I only know of about 5 or 6 member with a diagnoses...
  7. Countryboy

    Question Time for Carers... Week 2...Only 1 Question?

    I would be interesting to know the number of members with DEMENTIA that are active participant’s on Talking Point the only way you will know what it like to be diagnosed with dementia is to have Dementia
  8. Countryboy

    This is on Facebook

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  9. Countryboy

    Cat Joke

    Lenny went on vacation and asked Bobby to watch over his house. About a week later, Lenny calls home and asked "How's my cat?" Bobby hesitated and sadly told Lenny his cat died. "What?! You shouldn't have broken the news to me like that! You should have done it slowly. The first time I...
  10. Countryboy

    Coronavirus

    Hi margherita thanks for the information I agree that far more are dying then is recorded unfortunately all governments are Not telling us the truth I’m 77 years old and never seen Countries around the World going into lock down for any flu virus well nothing because I live 5 miles from...
  11. Countryboy

    Early Onset Alzheimer’s-Just diagnosed at 52

    Hi Tony yes 52 does seem young and obviously dementia varies in each of us but don’t despair I was diagnosed aged 56½ with Alzheimer’s in 1999 and FTD in 2003 I’m 77 now and apart from other medical problems I’m living well with dementia after my diagnoses in 1999 I continued working until 2008...
  12. Countryboy

    Coronavirus

    Hi Dimpsy yes I’m 100% Cornish still live in same Village I was borne 77 years ago :) albeit the Village has grown 20 times its size now :mad: were 30 miles further West of Wadebridge although I agree with your friends about the intruders coming to Cornwall when we have a medical crises and...
  13. Countryboy

    Coronavirus

    Coronavirus patients in Italy died at a rate of one every two minutes yesterday as the virus continues to ravage the country. Sobering figures show 793 people lost their lives to Covid-19 in Italy on Saturday - equating to an average of 33 deaths per hour. This marks the biggest increase in...
  14. Countryboy

    Coping with Coronavirus

    https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-they-call-it-the-apocalypse-inside-italys-hardest-hit-hospital-11960597
  15. Countryboy

    Coronavirus does not scare me!

    16 countries plus Taiwan have had or are currently suspected of having biological weapons programs: Canada, China, Cuba, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Libya, North Korea, Russia, South Africa, Syria, the United Kingdom and the United States Sorry to say this but it’s time we get...
  16. Countryboy

    FTD

    Disease Overview What is Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD)? FTD is the most common form of dementia for people under age 60. It represents a group of brain disorders caused by degeneration of the frontal and/or temporal lobes of the brain. FTD is also frequently referred to as frontotemporal...
  17. Countryboy

    TV licence

    I have been told I will have to pay for a TV licence in MAY I won’t be paying for a TV licence because it’s not fit for purpose and it appears to be a money for nothing with the high salaries its disgusting when I retired 12 years after working 51Years my salary was £24.800 per year Lineker is...
  18. Countryboy

    FTD

    Hi Frank Street prior to your Wife having an FTD diagnoses did she undergo any PET or SPECT brain scans the reason I’m asking I was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s age 56 then after the brain scan FTD age 60 and I plodding along for 21 years ok a few problems but that’s expected
  19. Countryboy

    Can he still drive?

    Ok I agree but it still a 53% failure rate my take on the Driving was : If 53% young drivers fail a Driving assessment having studied the new road signs and rules. Someone who passed their test 60 years ago in all probability will also fail weather they have dementia or not Ok may be a little...
  20. Countryboy

    Can he still drive?

    I wouldn’t put to much emphasis on failing the Driving assessment at first attempt probably 75% of drivers would fail According to stats from the DVSA, just 47% of drivers passed their test on the first attempt, meaning you're more likely to fail the first time round. So, don't get too...