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    Dad sulking with me.................

    I feel your pain! FIL used to be obsessed with having a full fridge (war baby, used to rationing and scared of running out), so used to buy ridiculous amounts of fresh food which then went off because he still would only eat frozen quiches. I found the best strategy for him was to take out one...
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    Stages of dementia

    My FIL was similar before we realised he was ill. We worried about his driving but could do nothing until one day he reversed in our drive and nearly put it in the ditch. I took the keys and said he had to see the GP before I would give them back. It was easier for me than for my husband because...
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    So many of us in the same boat

    Thank you! New to TP but I feel as though I am among friends already. Many real life friends have family with dementia but no one likes to talk about it, and certainly not to moan! And humour is frowned upon. We find the dark humour is what keeps us going, and knowing that if FIL was in our...
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    Hi, new here

    Hi all Had a bit of a lurk for a couple of days and you all seem lovely! So supportive and might be just what I need for letting off steam and getting practical help. I hope I can reciprocate. I care for my father in law who's had vascular dementia for about 4 yrs. he lives 3 miles away and...