• 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.

grief and loss

  1. maryjoan

    Is this common for carers - emotional knife edge?

    Since OH was diagnosed, and I am 24/7 carer, our income has plummeted - but we manage - we are ever so slightly over thresholds for benefits, but do get AA. I keep my chin up most of the time, but experience most of what I read on here. My much loved younger son, lives over 400 miles away...
  2. B72

    Disappearing before my eyes

    Not in the position of many of you, I know. It’s early days for me and my OH. But the man I know is disappearing and I feel so sad and bereaved. We had a blip in the summer, and I thought we were getting back to a previous pattern, but perhaps I just got used to it. Now, I...
  3. J

    When will it stop hurting so much?

    i know most of you are still struggling with the difficulties of caring for your OH at home and it wasn’t so long ago (6 weeks ago) when I was on my knees trying to do the same and not coping at all. But now my lovely husband is in a very good care home and I know he is being looked after far...
  4. Tinybuddha

    Anticipatory grief

    Hi everyone, I'm reaching out because I feel what I'm currently experiencing is anticipatory grief about my mum. I'm short, my mum suffers with frontal lobe dementia. She was officially diagnosed last August, but my brothers and I feel it's been going on for much much longer. After a long...