Pete the Paint emailed this to me today and I thought I'd share it with you all A WINTER FRIEND . . . AND THEN IT IS WINTER You know time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems like yesterday that I was young, just married, and embarking on my new life wi...
Leah this is the report to which Dee refers https://www.carersuk.org/news-and-campaigns/state-of-caring-survey-2019 (if you go to the main Carers UK Website - link can be found under the "Quick Links" tab at the top of the page) and then click on the "News & Campaigns" tab in the red banner, you'll ...
It wouldn't have been from a member or a forum moderator as neither would have access to your phone number unless you have shared it. It might have been from one of the membership team who would have access to such details if you provided them when you signed up. I will highlight this to our Forum a...
Hi Trudy Both of your previous posts are in the New Members section, they haven't disappeared. here: https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/new-to-the-forum/hi-new-to-the-forum-38631 and here: https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/new-to-the-forum/new-here-38627 both have rece...
Plus, depending on what type of dementia she is diagnosed with, there are drugs that can help to slow down the progression of this dreadful illness.

My Mum had Alzheimer's and Aricept did help for quite a while.
I sympathize... Please see a new thread I have just started about caring for multiple people - as well as my parents I also care for my in-laws. Both myself and my husband are only children.... Angela Hi Angela I have come across your comment but I am not sure where you new thread is as I would ver...
Condolences on the loss of your Mum Brian. Whilst waiting for probate to go through most banks will release funds for funeral costs, so like others have said it's worthwhile approaching either your Mum's or your own Bank Manager first. Just take a long a copy of her will as evidence that funds will ...
I'm 72 and have been retired for over 13 years so no up to date work experience, when I had to supply references for a volunteering job with a local charity I gave the names of two long term friends who knew me well and who had worked or still worked in important jobs. One held a senior post at a we...
I am sorry but it is against forum rules to ask for money.
Wanting to come home immediately after taking up residency is quite common. Most care homes will advise not visiting every day for the first few weeks to give the new resident time to settle in, some even suggest not visiting at all. In my Mum's case it was at least a month before she continually st...