Hello I’m Paul welcome to my blog.
This is the story of our journey: an honest account of our lives after Maureen's diagnosis of dementia following stroke in February 2014.
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Monthly Archives: June 2015
The stark realities of dementia have just been brought home to me as M woke from our afternoon siesta. It is almost as though she has to reboot until she has some grasp of where she is in her life’s … Continue reading
I cannot remember how I came across Talking Point but access to this excellent Site has been an incredible support on our journey with dementia. The beauty of the Site is the availability of expertise from the ‘coal face’ membership … Continue reading
We currently have carers on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. These ‘sits’ are an opportunity for me to have some ‘me time’: often referred to as respite. Unfortunately, rather than take time for myself today I sent today’s carer … Continue reading
There is no treatment for vascular dementia in the NHS. Once diagnosis has been made advice is for healthy living with a sensible diet and regular exercise. If stroke has created, or exacerbated the condition, then there is a medication … Continue reading
This Site is my first attempt at Blogging. At this point in time I am recording events to give the reader an idea of life with dementia the elephant in the room. Mixed dementia following stroke is a double whammy … Continue reading
Following the success of South Pacific yesterday we have decided to resume our efforts to learn French. Maureen has always been something of a linguist and French was one of my best subjects at school over 50 years ago. I … Continue reading