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    Broken glasses...there is support.

    My Husband is now 61 and has been in a care home for a year now. Since May, and a new prescription, he has taken to bending, breaking, biting his glasses. Now on his 3rd frame. Vision express have been Brilliant. The care home manager said there must be some assistance for this. I rang the RNIB...
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    paranoid,

    I am feeling very shaken. My husband has been totally off his rocker tonight. He is saying these people are taking his money. they have been in the house and the police are coming. He makes sure the doors are locked so noone can get in. Our adult employed boys have been staying with us this...
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    What next....

    care home We have hit a brick wall today re respite. Because my husband needs an eye on him at night; I frequently calm him down from active dreams and recently he fell out of bed during one. I also have to verbally direct him to the loo and put a light on. He needs all his tablets giving to...
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    sad thoughts

    alone Dear Marmarlade, Big hugs for you. Tomorrow is another day for you to take another step forwards. xxxx
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    sad thoughts

    Dear Cashbow, With you in your sad time. You have been stoic for so long but you have no choice now by the sound of things. When you can try & Get out and do something positive so that when you visit him you can enjoy the good parts without that constant fight. I know 2 people similar age to you...
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    incontinence pads

    Hi, My husband has slight dribbles so always wears a light slim pad like we ladies might when on. I did originally call the continence nurse in so he could talk about his problems and feel listened to. The pads were too large and the size unnecessary for him. What I am wondering ,though, is...
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    intimacy

    Yes this is familiar. We have spent most of the afternoon watching films he has been very cuddly. at 9pm we decided to go to bed. The next thing he said was 'are you my sister in law.? Well that was a turn off so I took him up and sorted his necessary things out with him, changed and came...
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    I am back again

    Hi Soalone, you are not that. My husband was 57, 3 years ago, when he was told he could no longer drive; it was awful. He went walk about for 3 days only coming back at night. Once he got lost so I had to go and find him. He cut me off so I couldn't reach him atall to talk or reason with himl...
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    intimacy

    Thankyou for this. You are right & while he has the need & we can be intimate we will continue. It is all such a mind warp though. Is your husband still at home with you? Our boys are 22 & 25 and a 34 year old step son. I am 50. I do my best but it is hard. He also gets Jeery & quite nasty at...
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    intimacy

    my Husband is now 60. Diagmosed 4 years ago but many signs before. His alzheimers has got worse. He now thinks people on tV are in the room or there are people in the bedroom even while we are being intimate. But talking of intimacy ; which is my main point of writing, it is so weird because he...
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    Head pains

    suzabell My husband never had headaches before his memory problems started. He has been on so many different anti depressants, none of which suited him, giving numerous side effects. We are now on on older drug ,lofepramine, which I was hopeful would stop the headaches happening. He is not so...