Hi Parsifal, Yes I meant have Mum's cataract removed not her eye!! http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_lol.gif Sorry it's been a long day and I'm ready for bed. I think I'm just overly concerned because Mum's not had any operations since giving birth to me so she's done well to get to her age withou...
<t>Help! I've had mum to the opticians today for her yearly check. She has Alzheimer's and diabetes. Well, I know mum has cataracts in her eyes but one eye is really bad and the optician says she should have it removed.<br/> <br/> I don't know how mum will cope with the operation. I know they perfor...
I agree with you Susieq, my mum has had coffee all her life and still drinks it now for what good it does. I can't say her Alzheimer's is any better and if this coffee is supposed to work then why did she get it in the first place?

What rubbish!!!!

Elaine.
Hi Kathy, I've just joined this brill forum too! I'm also from Preston and I look after my mother who has Alzheimer's disease. You will find you make friends very easily on here and gets lots of advice. Alex I'm from your favourite place too! http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_lol.gif Elaine. http:...
<t>Hi again folks and thanks for the warm welcome.<br/> <br/> Isabella, I do feel for you and some of the things you said remind me very much of my mother. I think you really need to see a professional and get a diagnosis for your mum.<br/> Depression and Alzheimer's go side by side. My mother has b...
Hi everyone, Thanks for your comments. Susieq, my mother is 78yrs old and is not yet at that stage where she doesn't know me. I can honestly say though that she is not the same person I knew as my mother. I am her main carer but she doesn't seem to appreciate any help I give her and she continually ...
[quote]welcome to the site!

i cant offer u advice but i have ears and eyes so i can listen or rather read what u type lol


u wont feel alone now hun, welcome to the family


Thanks Pixie Image
<t>Hi,<br/> <br/> I've just joined this forum today and I wondered if I could ask you for 5 minutes of your time. I am currently studying for my NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (besides being a full time carer for my mother who has Alzheimer's disease).<br/> <br/> I would like your opinion on ...
<t>Hi folks,<br/> <br/> My name is Elaine, I am married with 2 grown up children who have now flown the nest.<br/> I care for my elderly mother who has had Alzheimer's disease since 2001 amongst other health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure etc.<br/> <br/> I am an only child and when I...