Category Archives: Alzheimers disease

A fatal brain wasting disease with Age being a huge factor.

Looking after the ones you love

How would you feel if after all those years of hard work and building a life for yourself the court took control of your finances because you lost mental capacity in an unforeseen accident, or, was diagnosed with late onset Alzheimer’s disease and found out you did not have the right documents in place? Planning for your […]

You Don’t Need to Fix the Past to Have a New Future

When you lose someone, who has been affected by Alzheimer’s, coming to terms with the loss and moving on is a huge challenge to say the least. When you have been caring for a person 24/7 it is not until they are no longer present do you realise just how much this whole experience has consumed […]

Blister Packs- “It’s free” at Morrisons

We all love a bargain and something for free. Its one thing I can see the value in when you are looking after someone with forgetfulness. With a loved one’s medications changing over the course of time it can be quite distressing to have remember when prescribed medication has to be taken. When you are the […]

Dementia- It’s not black and white

Dementia- It’s not black and white is it? When you look after someone who is poorly and you care for them the result was” they recovered” right we interpret that experience as a job well done? When you look after someone who has any form of dementia the reality is that they don’t get better, […]

Is Alzheimer’s changing your life?

It can be terrifying if someone you love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The feeling of helplessness, of being out of control and the pain of seeing someone you love slowly disappearing before your own very eyes can leave you wondering how you will cope – and whether you are up to it. There […]

Are you worried about someone’s Memory?

It can be terrifying, …if someone you love has started to show signs of reduce cognitive function, memory loss in other words, maybe showing signs of the onset of dementia or even Alzheimer’s disease. The feeling of helplessness, feeling out of control, and the pain of seeing someone you love slowly disappearing, can leave you […]

DEMENTIA it’s a tough future to accept.

DEMENTIA- it’s a tough future to accept. Having the onset of memory loss is difficult to cope with and manage, even for those of you who have a huge bank of resources. The changes that take place, not only within the person who is affected but also the changes the family unit has to endure, […]