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Will you be able to go there, when the time comes?
My parents' ashes were just scattered in their local crematorium garden.
My mother had...
I'm sorry you were flooded.
Hope everyone's safe and coping.
One thing I hated was being referred to by professionals as "the" daughter (as if everyone had one, and only one).
But I liked it when my...
Hope you are both having a good rest and recovering at home.
Oh I do hope it goes well.
Hope the weather doesn't interfere.
My mother's understanding of money came and went.
She gave me all her cash, then told the shopkeeper she couldn't buy anything because her...
I think it probably happens more than we realise at the time, the full impact is only seen much later.
What happened about telling him the help was for you, not for him?
How are you physically now?
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Of course many wouldn't be identified as such, either by...
They may not be the children of the person with dementia, but children of other relations living in the same household would also be affected....
I assessed my mother as at stage 3, (doctors saying nothing wrong), and a few weeks later she was dead.
You can never know what is coming next.
There are lots of online sources of women's clothes, you could look for those most similar to the ones she prefers already.
I'm still angry with
the 2nd social worker
the doctor at the 2nd memory clinic
whoever decided to send my mother to a hospital...
They told me not to have any water before those tests.
Felt very faint in the crowded waiting-room
I didn't contact Talking Point while staying with my mother (I was afraid she might recover enough to see the word Alzheimer's on the screen),...
Chaplains did visit my mother in hospital though she wasn't usually a Christian and wasn't dying then. They brought round lavendar bags etc. with...
But side effects are infectious, aren't they?
Once I had a landlady who could only eat "white food", she believed it was the colour of the food that made the difference.
I think doctors want there to be only one next-of-kin, if they can get the patient to consent to have information passed on to that one person...
The doctor who saw my mother in Jan 2006 said there was nothing wrong with her, and less than 4 months later she was dead, (and they gave...