• Expert Q&A: Rare dementias - Tues 3 March, 3-4pm

    Our next expert Q&A will be on the topic of rare dementias. It will be hosted by Nikki and Seb from Rare Dementia Support. If you have any questions about rare dementias, they will be here to answer them on Tuesday 3 March between 3-4pm.

    You can either post your question >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll be happy to ask them on your behalf.

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    Constant Talking and Walking

    Hi Marionq, She's been on a number of drugs up to now the latest being Olanzapine which bent her to the right, bent her head forwards and gave her mobility issues with no appreciable benefits. She has just been assigned a CPN so hopefully things may improve and she has another appointment at...
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    Constant Talking and Walking

    My 77 year old partner was diagnosed about 4 years ago with Alzheimers. Things were going reasonably well until mid 2015 when things took a dramatic turn or the worse to the point where I requested a brain scan to rule out any other reasons than the desease, this was ruled out as the scan came...
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    Desperation!!!!!

    Contacted the local mental health facility and had a call back from a doctor, at the time my partner was very agitated and vocal. When I explained the present situation regarding the effects of Loranzapine with no apparent benefits he suggested she come in for observation in an attempt to get...
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    Desperation!!!!!

    Thanks I will be onto them first thing in the morning and relay my thoughts and observations hopefully with a positive response, I'll let you know stanleypj
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    Desperation!!!!!

    Thanks I know the brain is a mixture of chemicals and complicated beyond belief for the layman, but it's a sorry state when carers, given the pressure they're under, have to lead the medical profession with their own suggestions. I am fortunate in the fact that I am younger than my partner...
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    Desperation!!!!!

    Hi, Anyone help? My partner who is 77 has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's about 4 years ago. She slowly deteriorated but the last six months have been rapid, agitation and aggression seem to be constant now. She's been on a number of drugs all unsuccessful until Resperidone which calmed her but...