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  1. Expert Q&A: Living well as a carer - Weds 28 August, 3-4pm

    As a carer for a person living with dementia, the needs of the person you care for will often come before your own. You may experience a range of difficult emotions and you may not have the time to do all the things you need to do. Caring can have a big impact on both your mental and physical health, as well as your overall wellbeing.

    Angelo, our Knowledge Officer (Wellbeing) is our expert on this topic. He will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday 28 August between 3-4pm.

    You can either post questions >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll answer as many as we can on the day.

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Discussion in 'I have a partner with dementia' started by Grannie G, Jun 4, 2007.

  1. CraigC

    CraigC Registered User

    Mar 21, 2003
    6,630
    London
    Beautiful music and order of service Sylvia.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    love
    Craig, Stephanie and Sophie
    x
     
  2. sleepless

    sleepless Registered User

    Feb 19, 2010
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    Female
    The Sweet North
    Sylvia, I hope you are sleeping now, and will read this in due course.
    Your love for Dhiren continues, and I know only too well how the choosing of music and readings is so important -- one of the last things we do for our loved ones.
    I too will think of you tomorrow. Though we have never met, I will never forget your kind response to me when I suffered the loss of loved ones, and my heart aches for you and your family now.
    Dhiren will always be with you, in your heart, and you have the comfort of knowing you cared for him so well, right up to the end.
    God bless, sleepless. x
     
  3. Haylett

    Haylett Registered User

    Feb 4, 2011
    1,145
    I hope tomorrow is a special day for you all Sylvia. The service is lovely. x
     
  4. Loopiloo

    Loopiloo Registered User

    May 10, 2010
    6,119
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    Scotland
    You and Dhiren are in my heart and mind. I too shall be with you tomorrow.

    Love
    Loo xx
     
  5. PatsyAnne

    PatsyAnne Registered User

    May 15, 2012
    256
    Milton Keynes
    Dear Sylvia I hope tomorrow is a peaceful and full of love as you are. Love to you and your family and special blessings to Dhiren.
    Love and hugs
    PatsyAnne xxx
     
  6. Nanak

    Nanak Registered User

    Mar 25, 2010
    1,973
    Brisbane Australia
    My thoughts are with you today Sylvia.

    Kim xx
     
  7. jeany123

    jeany123 Registered User

    Mar 24, 2012
    19,049
    Durham
    I will be thinking of you today xx


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  8. Mamsgirl

    Mamsgirl Registered User

    Farewell Dhiren love and strength to Sylvia

    Sylvia I was so shocked to read your dear husband had died. At 3.20 I lit a candle to farewell Dhiren under the hot Australian sun, and to wish you, Paul, his family, and all who cared for and about Dhiren a tiny glimmer of solace on this day. Love from Toni x
     

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  9. Dibs

    Dibs Registered User

    Jun 19, 2009
    1,900
    Hampshire
    My thoughts are with you, Sylvia, Paul and Family today.
    Love Dibs (Deborah) xx
     
  10. thatwoman

    thatwoman Registered User

    Mar 25, 2009
    1,050
    Merseyside
    Dear Sylvia,

    I will be thinking of you today. The funeral service sounds perfect, and a very fitting tribute to a lovely man.

    I was fortunate enough to have had your support when Dad was on his final journey. I hope that you can feel the love that surrounds you from your TP family today and in the difficult days to come.

    Love Sue xxx
     
  11. Ann Mac

    Ann Mac Registered User

    Oct 17, 2013
    3,701
    Will be thinking of you all today, Sylvia xxxx
     
  12. dizzywizzy

    dizzywizzy Registered User

    Mar 23, 2012
    143
    Thinking of you today x
     
  13. Izzy

    Izzy Volunteer Moderator

    Aug 31, 2003
    59,233
    Female
    Dundee
    Thinking of you this morning Sylvia as you sit with Dhiren and this afternoon as you say your loving farewell. xx
     
  14. Dazmum

    Dazmum Registered User

    My thoughts are with you, Paul and your family today, Sylvia xxxxx
     
  15. Rageddy Anne

    Rageddy Anne Registered User

    Feb 21, 2013
    5,990
    Cotswolds
    We'll all be there with you in spirit today Sylvia...
     
  16. 2jays

    2jays Registered User

    Jun 4, 2010
    11,589
    West Midlands
    Thinking of you

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  17. piedwarbler

    piedwarbler Registered User

    Aug 3, 2010
    7,188
    South Ribble
    The TP circle of friends is out in force today x
     
  18. turbo

    turbo Registered User

    Aug 1, 2007
    3,851
    Sylvia, I will thinking of you and your family today,


    turbo
     
  19. Noorza

    Noorza Registered User

    Jun 8, 2012
    6,570
    Another TP'er here linking metaphorical protective arms with others around Sylvia and her family today. I've never met Dhilan but feeling quite tearful, a testimony to the strength and power of Sylvia's loving posts about him and her family.

    I won't be around later as Mum is having surgery this afternoon but my thoughts will be here as well.
     
  20. Mameeskye

    Mameeskye Registered User

    Aug 9, 2007
    1,669
    NZ
    To Sylvia, Paul and family

    As I head to bed tonight in NZ my thoughts are with you and the lovely service you have arranged to celebrate Dhiren's life. As I was told by the MacMillan nurse when my Dad died....you never die while you are remembered, you live on in memories.

    Dhiren will live on in your memories, and as time passes you will remember more often Dhiren as husband, father, lover, friend and not the frail shell revealed by the dreaded Alzheimer's.

    Remember him often, talk about him and share those happy memories......and find joy and peace in your lives.

    Love to you all

    Mameeskye
     
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