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It’s a New Age for old age

I can remember when I first witnessed¬†‘old age’; it’s not up there with my other ‘firsts’ including first kiss (that was pretty disgusting & put me off the whole thing for a long time) or first time on a plane, … Continue reading

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My father has dementia and it’s driving me mad.

I have always believed you have to experience something personally before you can sympathise or empathise with someone. For instance, when I had my first baby, I couldn’t help but question the knowledge and advice being handed out to me … Continue reading

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Dementia? Perhaps death is the preferable alternative.

I visited my father today and after 10 minutes left him alone and returned to my car in the car park in floods of tears. A huge argument? A big family bust up? I think I would have preferred either, … Continue reading

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My memories of my grandfather are happy and enduring but will it be the same for my father?

I adored my grandfather, it helped being his favourite grandchild but all the same, my memories of him are happy ones and I often find myself smiling when I do something that has a link to the time I spent … Continue reading

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