3 useful strategies for caring for a person with Alzheimer’s- Part 1 1. For those of you who are post 2nd world war babies, then you are from an era of just getting on with it all and not familiar with asking for help. That’s fine I understand that I am old fashioned too. So […]
Some while ago and after the tragic loss of my father Reg…I embarked on a quest to contribute to the world through my written work but that required me to continue to believe in myself and walk my own path even if the other people in the world chose to walk in the opposite direction. […]
I was strolling down a country lane one fine day. The spring air was blowing as I felt it brush past my cheeks. The speckled sunlight shone onto the path dancing on the ground as I walked. The daffodils were present as they casually swayed in the breeze. I was thoughtful of all the times […]
I was listening to a lady on the radio talk about her chronic depression which led her to many attempts in trying to take her own life. I was very thoughtful of what she was saying. Clearly she was in some pain, again the debate on the radio spoke about social stigma. I have started […]
Family units in today’s society, I am aware may not be the ideal. Secrecy, avoidance, suspecting abuse can be only a few things that raise concerns when dealing with family members coming into contact with the impact of Alzheimer’s disease. When I felt concerned or troubled I spoke to Age concern (now known as Age […]
Radar keys allow independent access to disabled and public toilets around the country and cost approx £3-£4 pounds. Accessible toilets are vital to people with or carers of those with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia who cannot be on their own. Google Radar key for a stockist or try your local council offices.
Being next of kin certainly has it’s benefits. People talk to you and you’re kept informed and you’re consulted. The care services communicate with you. That’s ok if the next of kin have the other person’s best interest at heart. It’s also fine if there is communication amongst all in the family. Unfortunately this may […]