• 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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  1. Johnno

    Picking at spots etc.

    Thank you for your suggestions and links. Have tried most things but it seems to be related to boredom and her dementia has meant a severe memory loss nut still knows how many beans make eight. Activity aprons would get me a really old fashion look. She is too aware . I dress the wounds but...
  2. Johnno

    Picking at spots etc.

    Hi My wife Brenda was diagnosed about 4 years ago. She has other health problems also. She has always been a compulsive spot picker and now with hardly any memory and not able to do much she sits and picks at spots etc. When they begin to heal she then picks off the scab making the wound worse...
  3. Johnno

    my wife wants to know how to contact her husband

    Hi Pamann, I get the wedding photo shown to me. Thats my husband who dumped me here. I used to say thats me but she would never accept it. As you say we are remembered as much younger. Now I just say that she looked very pretty and that is OK. It is upsetting though. My father went through...
  4. Johnno

    my wife wants to know how to contact her husband

    Hi Aspire, My wife is exactly the same as you describe. I know how difficult this situation is. However, my wife has vascular dementia and once in a while she remembers me. At these times life becomes extremely hard. She believes that I have dumped her in a care home ( she is still living...
  5. Johnno

    Wheelchair advice needed

    Hi Corriefan, As your mother cannot walk far she could be able to ask for a NH wheelchair. She would have to be referred to a mobility centre. My wife who has Vascular dentia and cannot walk far just like your mum has recentlly received hers. It folds up and I can get it in our estate car...