Tag: #senior

Report Paints Grim Picture

1 in 7 People With Alzheimer’s Lives AloneNew Report Paints Grim PictureFrom the WebMD Archives March 8, 2012 — One in seven people with Alzheimer’s disease lives alone. This is one of the more stark findings from the 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, an annual report released […]

It comes down to this…

How many are out there and like me, living with dementia independently, feeling alone and how many would like the chance to share ideas, thoughts, findings, suggestions and help build a support for those that have mild and moderate symptoms now, plus for those that will someday, the […]

It’s Doing It!

I’ve only been blogging for a short time and my main aim was to find others like me and as something to give my brain to work on. Great news… Blogging is doing it! When I first started, my spelling was so bad, the grammar was no better […]

Still Looking! Lost on my own…

I have been diagnosed with dementia. I’m very aware that I have these growing symptoms that together are called dementia. At the moment I live alone and independently. The diagnosis, means that there is no care in terms of treatment, so how I accept this, how I cope […]

The First Mile

I used to do a marathon a week and I’ve just decided to start again. I would love it if you would join me? The first mile is the hardest, so they say. Well, I think that is true when you are training. Step one: Go out your […]

Belly Fat!

I’ve changed my diet a lot since my diagnosis. I’ve cut out refined sugars and carbohydrates, because what I’ve read seems to suggest is that high sugar and high carb diets are bad for the body and of course the brain. My eating pattern has changed also and […]

Kimchi… Kim D’oh!

Not too long ago I decided to try and make Kimchi. It is apparently a Korean delicacy and consist of fermented vegetables. I’m very much into food and it’s effects on the brain. Fermented foods contain probiotics that some say are good for you. These probiotics are, many […]

Hello?

I’ve just realised that the clinic that I am attached to for Dementia Care, hasn’t been in touch since this epidemic started?Now, I know all NHS Staff are busy, they always are, but I’m feeling a bit isolated from them at this moment in time. This is a […]

It seems to me that diagnosing Dementia is too late!

I have dementia, but it took years before the diagnosis was made. I didn’t even consider that this could be dementia, until the last few years and after being sent for these strange assessment tests. The problem was, that symptoms I was experiencing during this time were getting […]