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Hi @Basial and welcome to posting on the forum.
I’m sorry to hear about your husband I can’t understand that things must be made even more difficult during this period we’re going through.
It’s hard to stay positive but please know that there will always be someone here to listen and to chat. You will get lots of help, support and understanding here.
Wishing you strength - keep posting!
Yes, it is lonely. My husband has a different type of dementia and I feel very alone. He doesn't recognise my needs - can't recognise my needs. I feel isolated and at times I despair about coping at all. Or coping in a very unhealthy way which doesn't help in the long run. Talking your heart out by messages does help. I often think back to responses I have received on this Forum from the people who 'connect' with me.
Hello @Basial you might find it useful to get a carers assessment from your local council, they may also have a carers support group, my local council does. I get regular updates on activities, although at the moment the activities are all online. They were very helpful in pointing me in the direction of other places where I might be able to get support, things like befriending groups. Try searching on the internet, you can start with the Alzheimer's Society website.I have a husband who has vascular dementia and I'm struggling to keep positive during this period. Need someone to talk to who understands.
Please do chat with us all. We are all in the same boat aren’t we either caring for loved ones at home or like myself my husband has recently gone into a care home. I find it helps so much sharing your problems with these lovely people.I also feel desperately lonely.. My husband is also deaf and doesn't like wearing hearing aids. I'm at my wits end with nowhere to turn. Hopefully I'll be able to chat to others like myself and offer each other positive support. .
Welcome to DTP @Unhappy15 . I’m so glad you have found the forum. There’s always someone here to listen and support.I also feel desperately lonely.. My husband is also deaf and doesn't like wearing hearing aids. I'm at my wits end with nowhere to turn. Hopefully I'll be able to chat to others like myself and offer each other positive support. .
hello Basil.Thank you. I'm usually a very positive person but I can see that my husband's dementia has dipped and I have had a tiring week. Yes I should reach out more often instead of thinking I can always cope.
I too get lonely as my husband has vascular dementia and struggles to understand words or make conversation now. The simple things like commenting about a TV programme we're watching together are no longer possible as I realise he is not following it at all. I find it all heart breaking. My saving grace has been zoom for carers in which you can see others who are in similar situations; you can open up as much as you want about whatever's troubling you. See if you can find one with carers who are in the same locality as you so that when activities recommence you will have already connected.
Hi and welcome.I have a husband who has vascular dementia and I'm struggling to keep positive during this period. Need someone to talk to who understands.