August 9, 2016

Planning for the future

Since learning about my mother’s diagnosis of dementia, I have felt overwhelmed with what this may mean for the future. What do you advise? We all have ...

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August 9, 2016

Carer exhaustion

I care for my husband who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease eight years ago. I promised I would look after him, but I am exhausted and often feel that I ...

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August 9, 2016

Physical health as a carer

My father is physically unwell but he is caring for my mother. He refuses to go to the GP to get his health attended to. What can I do? Research shows that ...

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August 9, 2016

Mental health and wellbeing

I’m worried about my Mum who cares for my dad full time; he has quite advanced dementia. She’s very quiet and she doesn’t appear to want to engage in ...

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August 9, 2016

Dealing with grief

My husband died six months ago. I looked after him for nine years and watched the Alzheimer’s disease gradually take him over. When he first died I felt a ...

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