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September 20, 2017 Susan Elkin

When “help” doesn’t help

When dementia first starts to nibble, it’s tiny things such as slight slowness of speech when you’re tired or suddenly deciding that...

September 13, 2017 Susan Elkin

Marriage of true minds? No longer

Sometimes I feel that our marriage is over. Something else has replaced it although I can’t quite put my finger on what....

September 6, 2017 Susan Elkin

Pencils, plumbing and pills

One morning last week My Loved One strode (yes, strode – not shambled, shuffled or trudged) into my office. He’d been to...

August 30, 2017 Susan Elkin

Money Worries

Money is becoming a problem in the household I share with My Loved One and the loathed Ms Alzheimers. Don’t squirm. This...

August 23, 2017 Susan Elkin

A little light reading?

If something happens to me or to someone close to me, I thirst for information. When I was pregnant with my first...

August 15, 2017 Susan Elkin

Trying to hang on to a can-do mindset

Sod you, Ms Alzheimer’s. Time for some positive thinking. Whatever you say and do there are still, at the moment, plenty of...

August 9, 2017 Susan Elkin

The sleepiness curse

Dave squaring up to Berlioz When I was a child whimsical adults would talk about benign fairies coming at bedtime to scatter...

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