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I think dad has dementia.

LORD BURT

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I am sorry to hear this Burt. You must be so worried. Sometimes drinking a lot can also mimic dementia - do you think its adding to it?
IDk. I don't think the drinking helps. meh.
 
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Hi Burt,
Sorry to hear about your dad, hope you get plenty of support.
My Nan had dementia vascular, the incontinence service was great.
Sending hugs.
 
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Dementia is a horrible thing, burt, my grandma had it for years before she past away :hug:

We are all here for you burt, you deserve to know we all care about you :hug:
 
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How's your dad today burt and how are you feeling as well? :hug:

Willow's brought HER snuggly teddy over so you can have a Willow-version of a vegan treat (you deserve treats) :hug:
 
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Just wanted to say that I'm sorry to hear this. I work with individuals with dementia everyday. I can only imagine what it's like when a family member has it. Wishing you and your dad all the best.
 
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So yeah, dad is going to have his memory checked. I think it is dementia, but he is okay for now. I am chilled about it. I think I will be able to claim PIP for him. Lol, the one benefit I could never get.
 
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I think you are doing really well to remain "chilled" about it Burt. Keep us posted on how things progress.
 
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my gran has recently been diagnosed with dementia too, been pretty depressing as my grandad died two months ago and she would wake up thinking he was still alive, just too much for me tbh
 
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I think you are doing really well to remain "chilled" about it Burt. Keep us posted on how things progress.
After going thru mnd with my mum, this is much simpler. It can be challenging, but it's nice to spend time with dad.
 
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