• 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.


  1. Feistywoman

    How not to take things personally?

    My Mum has her first memory appointment on Wednesday so as yet we don’t have a diagnosis but it’s pretty obvious she has some form of dementia. I’ve mentioned before that I’m an only child and my mum has no family or friends. I work full time and go after work at least 4 days a week to my...
  2. B


    My Dad is 74 and was diagnosed with Alzheimer's August 2017. He lives with my mum. He has in the past taken to wander off and get lost. We recently acquired a tracking GPS device which helps us keep peace of mind. His condition has deteriorated so that he cannot really make himself understood or...
  3. S

    Dealing with aggression

    I just wondered what advice I can give my mum who is caring for my dad. Dad is in early Middle stages of Alzheimer’s and was diagnosed about 6 months ago. Mum is finding it really hard to cope with his constant silly comments and his aggression (this is very out of character for him). He can be...
  4. S

    Dealing with aggression

    Hi Everyone My name is Ian and I am currently caring for my 83 year old Dad who was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia last year. Dad still lives at home with Mum who has looked after Dad since his diagnosis 24/7. I am also Dads carer but not 24/7 due to having to earn a living, however I have...
  5. P

    Mother asked to leave care Home due to aggression

    well what a year it’s been... Almost to the day, mom was admitted to hospital from living in her own flat, 6 weeks later discharged to a care home I had to fight for since I was her only family and heavily pregnant with my first baby. With no one else to help us I had to push for a care Home...