1. Expert Q&A: Protecting a person with dementia from financial abuse - Weds 26 June, 3:30-4:30 pm

    Financial abuse can have serious consequences for a person with dementia. Find out how to protect a person with dementia from financial abuse.

    Sam, our Knowledge Officer (Legal and Welfare Rights) is our expert on this topic. She will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday 26 June between 3:30 - 4:30 pm.

    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.

  1. Lesleykaybrooks

    Lesleykaybrooks Registered User

    Mar 3, 2015
    3
    Hi, I'm Lesley and this is my first post to this site.

    I have my father to stay every other weekend. This gives my mother a chance to have a life. Dad has vascular dementia, he is most affected by memory issues, balance issues, and now incontinence and telling lies. He is very hard work for her as her gets "stroppy" very easily with her. He never behaves like this for me, but I want to do my best for him.

    We thought that we could help dad with his mental skills with a tablet (no, not a pill). And now I am looking for suggestions for apps that might help him. We have downloaded noughts and crosses, jigsaw puzzles and drawing games. With a lot of encouragement and supervision he is doing OK. I would like to fill the tablet with things he may enjoy but have ran out of ideas. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
     
  2. jaymor

    jaymor Volunteer Moderator

    Jul 14, 2006
    12,246
    Female
    England
    Hi Lesley and welcome to TP.

    I am not a big player of games but two that I have are mahjong and solitaire. Spider solitaire has several levels starting with really easy so your Dad won't get too frustrated.

    Mahjong symbols can be very intricate but if you look at several you might find one with not too many tiles. Just two from me but hopefully others will be along soon to give you more ideas.
     
  3. Izzy

    Izzy Volunteer Moderator

    Aug 31, 2003
    58,771
    Female
    Dundee

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