A retired chartered engineer Bromley wrote a book about his experiences in search of his wife, who has dementia.
Tom Wearden of Alzheimer’s Frontline, says how you should pay attention to the wife Margaret explains all day and the heartbreaking reality of losing a loved one to be such a devastating condition.
The 83-year-old revealed that this is Local London that has not had a meaningful conversation with his wife for more than a decade.
Hold put their experiences in print will help others who are in the same situation and provide a vision of medical professionals and social workers.
“I hope that these notes on my experiences as a caregiver Margaret 24/7 help explain what is real life for many family caregivers who spend most of their time on the first line,” said .
Linda Gabriel, president of the section of Bromley charity Mind, said that caring for a relative with dementia is a very demanding task and novel Mr. Wearden benefit everyone involved in the care of people with cognitive disorders.
Last month, a documentary was released trace how Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson struggled with dementia in the years before his death on Boxing Day 2013.
Produced by Fanderson, society official recognition puppeteer, films show Mr. Anderson health discussion with his son Jamie.
Mr. Anderson, who also brought favorites Joe 90 children, Captain Scarlet and Stingray our television during the 1960s, tells how his memory had been failing for over ten years, but he just disregarded as part of the aging process.
A particularly painful moment in the film comes when Jamie reveals his father and does not recognize it.
The final scenes were shot after the death of Mr. Anderson and see Jamie discuss the difficulties that arise when his father had to go into a house shortly before his death.
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