• 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.

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    My Dad won’t see a GP

    Hi, My Dad (71) has all the early signs of dimentia and has had increasing memory problems over the last couple of years. Myself and my family really want him to see a GP. The problem is that he is in complete denial and think he has always had a bad memory (which he has but nothing compared to...
  2. Q

    GP wont diagnose dementia

    My 82 yo mother is suffering from memory loss, confusion, not following conversations or plots on tv. Sometimes she sleeps for 20 mins at night & then gets up and gets dressed, takes her morning meds and phones me to ask where I am. She’s now becoming secretive and suspicious even with me- one...
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    Why are we being sent back to the GP?

    Hi Thank you so much to the person who pointed me in the direction of 7 stages of Dementia. I found it very useful. Like many patients Ma goes across several stages. On the whole though I would say she is at stage 5 going into 6. Her behaviours are getting very difficult and she is very...