• 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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    LPA and making decisions

    Thank you, that is my worry that once we have a diagnosis things will become a lot harder and every action will be viewed with suspicion by my MIL and daughters regarding anything financial.
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    LPA and making decisions

    Hi, we have the doctor coming out to give my MIL the results of her MRI scan next week. When the nurse came to do tests he mentioned setting up LPA, my MIL dismissed this until after Christmas. A few weeks ago I printed all the forms off and went through them with her using the upcoming Doctors...
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    Some advice please...

    Thank you, the doctor on previous occasions has looked to me for acknowledgment on certain points but the nurse that came out to the house didn’t really seem interested. I shall endeavour to write letters or as you say sit where I can agree or disagree with what’s being said.
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    Some advice please...

    That’s such a good idea and makes perfect sense, thank you so much x
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    MRI scan

    Hi, can anyone tell me if the results of a MRI scan are given after the test or are they sent to the doctor?
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    Some advice please...

    Thank you, I always feel so bad having to say the other things that have been happening (like pouring boiling water from the kettle over her fingers to see if it was hot) as she visibly shrinks and then obviously becomes defensive or makes excuses. She went out with a friend for the day...
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    Some advice please...

    Thank you that’s good to know.
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    Some advice please...

    Thank you so much that’s so good to know, it’s hard to tell if the nurse was being positive,like you say to hide it from my MIL or because she was actually doing really well. Yes we have a MRI scan booked for January, is the scan the definitive diagnosis?
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    Some advice please...

    Thank you for your reply it helps to know that ‘hostess mode’ is a thing I thought I was going potty on the days when my MIL is sparky and with it. I think I need the diagnosis so I can understand what the future holds really and be somewhat prepared for what’s to come as I presume different...
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    Some advice please...

    Hi, my MIL lives with us as we had noticed that she wasn’t coping on her own. She’s been here for 10 months and myself and my husband have seen so many incidents of memory loss, confusion, struggles with new tasks, leaves shopping at the shops, money in the cash point, not participating in...