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    Should public buildings have dementia-friendly toilets?

    There should be male-female public toilets! As a female carer for my husband, I really need to be with him when goes! He now gets confused trying to be 'ready' in time and often has an accident whilst fumblng to find his zip etc..!
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    Time for separate bedrooms?

    I feel so sorry after reading these comments. We've been married nearly 57 years and my husband has been my loving companion and friend and all these years. Last year after trying to sleep together in our 4ft double bed (he restless, cold and tightly wrapped in 'our' duvet) me pushed to the edge...
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    Where can I find support for me?

    Where can I find support for me? I need space and time to talk with other 'carers' (odd title) where my husband can safely be left.. I've found nothing local to me. Also, I give the impression that I'm strong, happy and coping... (I wish...) I seek conversation that is real and remembered... I...
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    My bedtime chuckle for the day

    I just found this and it really made me laugh.....My husband only goes a couple of times at the moment!
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    Newly diagnosed with Alzheimers, where do we go from here....?

    I feel sad too but I want to make the most of our time together. We seem to have joined this forum at a similar point in our lives, maybe knowing that we are not alone will be of some comfort.......
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    Newly diagnosed with Alzheimers, where do we go from here....?

    Thank you for your words of support - I am so glad I found this forum, I feel a lot better after reading these posts....thank you!
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    Newly diagnosed with Alzheimers, where do we go from here....?

    For the last 2 years we have lived under the 'shadow' of the short term memory problem... Mild Cognitive Impairment...no treatment possible, no answers to the many questions...Now he has the diagnosis, Alzheimers (the dreaded word). Now we have a treatment...not a cure but something....! He...