• 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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    What is vascular dementia really like?

    vascular dementia My husband was diagnosed in March this year 05 with VaD. He was fit, healthy, slim, played tennis five times weekly until 2 years ago he had cancer of the prostate. following a radical prostatectomy he came out of hospital with MRSA which lasted six months and 3 re-admissions...
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    body temperature

    feeling the cold HI, interesting thought you have raised. My husband, recently diagnosed wuth VaD has always felt the cold, he gets "white finger" even in a hot country, and is the only man I know who wears leather gloves all the time, even in bed (to read). He suffers from Raynauds, andseems...
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    does anyone want to give me some feedback???

    awareness Hi Kelly, I suggested that my husband might go to a "memory club" but my GP said that as my husband is 69, very active, and relatively healthy, just "different" that he'd feel "out of it". I think raising awareness in the community is a good place to start, when I told my husband's...
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    help

    Hi Dianne Hi Dianne, my husband has vasvular dementia. I have been feeling quite isolated since was given no helplines after diagnosis. I joined that site last Sunday and already just logging in daily has made me realised that I'm not alone, so no need to feel isolated, join in and get support...
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    izzy

    Hi Annette Hi Annette, just found your post, scanning through members' list. I agree with Angela, see your GP and tell him/her how you feel right now, this is so hard for you and your husband and you both need help, of different kinds. Don't forget your needs in all of this. get some help, and...
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    Hello, I am new

    Hi Mary It was good to read your post, how was your husband diagnosed ? I identify with some of your experiences, although my husband has VaD, has the same way of convoluting sentences, six words where one would do. My husband too, always a kind and gentle man and a wonderful and good father...