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How do I cope with constant repetitive questions?

... How do I cope with constant repetitive questions? DEMENTIA, MEMORY LOSS, CARER, ELDERCARE Dear Lesley I have been asked a ... I couldn't answer today by my neighbour who cares for her mother and a lady she cleans for, both of whom have memory loss ...

Christmas gifts for our parents

... Christmas gifts for our parents christmas, gifts, memory, mobility, mental health Buying presents for our parents that they'll really appreciate ... for anyone who doesn't "do" technology or has short-term memory loss. We love Kindle Paperwhite because we found we could read it ...

Tips on dementia and the family fall-out

... is that it's difficult to understand. Sufferers often try to hide memory loss. Mum had been a matriarch. One brother helped greatly ... managing her finances, but didn't get why he had to repeatedly stop mum doing things like changing her electricity provider when someone knocked on ...

Will I inherit mum's Alzheimer's?

... I inherit mum's Alzheimer's? DEMENTIA, MENTAL HEALTH, ALZHEIMERS, MEMORY Dear Lesley My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's a couple of years ... It is caused by a combination of factors that result in the loss of brain cells. Those factors include Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's, ...

How do I get back the happy memories taken by dementia?

... How do I get back the happy memories taken by dementia? ADVICE, RELATIONSHIPS, ELDERCARE, DEMENTIA Hello Lesley, I like ... phases of grieving when we already started being aware of the "loss" while they were alive? It takes a long time to ...

Are films a form of reminiscence for ageing parents?

... Are films a form of reminiscence for ageing parents? dementia, alzheimer's, communication, memory, Eleanor Bryson, from Memory Bank, shares how watching archive footage of the past has helped older people and those with dementia recall memories and communicate with their loved ones ...

Is there a "how to" on preventing and diagnosing dementia?

... to" on preventing and diagnosing dementia? dementia, alzheimer's, memory, eldercare What's the state of dementia research today and what needs ... out for any very mild sign of "cognitive impairment" memory loss, depression, unusual behaviour, inappropriate behaviour etc. Try to ...

How to cope with early onset dementia

... How to cope with early onset dementia dementia, memory, exercise, Caroline Blanchette and Dr. Jacqui Hussey, trustees of charity ... to recognise the changes and difficulties which come with a parent's memory loss. With dementia there can be other changes too your parent's personality ...

When a loved one loses their sight

... When a loved one loses their sight SIGHT LOSS, VETERANS, INDEPENDENCE Blindness is something that affects the whole family. When a loved one loses their sight the effects can be devastating for everyone involved, making the need for specialist support to help everyone overcome the ...

Benefits for the hearing disabled

... Benefits for the hearing disabled HEARING LOSS, BENEFITS, AUDIOLOGY The World Health Organisation has predicted that by 2030 adult-onset hearing loss will be one of the top ten problems in Britain, outstripping both cataracts and diabetes. So how do you get help and are there ...