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    Caring from a distance

    hi Jayenne, I too have discovered the challenge of caring at a distance. I live at the opposite end of the UK to my mother. She lives in her own home and my brother came to live with her due to his struggle with alcoholism. Over the last 2 years, I increased my visits - reckon I have spend...
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    Give up work to care?

    Thank you canary and Mrs V. Everything is starting to feel wrong. I suspect this is just the first of many more wrong turns. But hey, at least I've tried. Plan c, d, e coming up.
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    Welcome to Dementia Talking Point! Find out more and say hello.

    Hello everyone, i have been lurking for so long, and reading so many of your posts. I am so moved, and humbled, by all your experiences, and I am terrified of the future. Mum is 87, living in her own home and wants to stay in that house. It is 2 stories, with 22 steps up to the front door and...
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    Give up work to care?

    Hi Badger30, I am now month 4 into a career break and have discovered that I am homesick for my own home, husband and children. I do not live on mainland GB, so travel is significant and I thought a career break would simplify things. Mum, 87, with Alzheimers, broke her hip at the start of my...
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    Expert Q&A: Protecting a person with dementia from financial abuse - Weds 26 June, 3:30-4:30 pm

    Having found that my fellow attorney has been helping himself to mums current account, using her card which she most likely gave him for him to get the groceries, what types of investigation can be done, and what can of worms, with attendant distress, could be unleashed? Are there any simple...