Staffordshire news and blogs Monday 22 January 2018



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Let’s Hear it for the Carers 

28 Dec 17

I missed my Christmas Day visit to see Mum.

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Time to Think 

20 Dec 17

“I don’t even have time to think.

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The Pain Goes On 

8 Nov 17

I spent time last week with some people whose lives have felt the full impact of dementia.

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25 Sep 17

This photograph was taken a couple of years ago.

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Walking for Mum 

16 Sep 17

A charity, or a business for that matter, needs a device with which to promote its key objective.

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Time Passages 

28 Aug 17

It’s a while since I’ve written but Mum has been on my mind a lot this week.

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Three Months and Counting 

28 Jul 17

It’s three months since Mum died.

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Ta-ra a bit Mum 

26 May 17

We said goodbye to Mum yesterday.

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Feeling Very Dementia Aware 

17 May 17

It’s Dementia Awareness Week, a time to shine the spotlight on people living with dementia and those who care for them.

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Sheila Janice Jones 03/02/1937 – 04/05/2017 

4 May 17

When I started this blog some six years ago, I knew I’d have to write this post one day.

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3 May 17

This is a first.

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The Slow, Sad Goodbye 

1 May 17

I can’t count the number of times I’ve set off to see my beloved West Bromwich Albion on Saturday lunchtime and returned, crestfallen, a few hours later.

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A Smile is Worth a Dozen Words 

27 Apr 17

“I don’t know what to do.

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21 Apr 17

When a loved one succumbs to dementia, you know there are certain moments which are inevitable.

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Dementia and Drugs 

14 Apr 17

I haven’t talked about medication much in this blog, partly because I haven’t had much to say on the subject.

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A Little Chuffer 

7 Apr 17

That’s what I am apparently.

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Mothering Sunday 

27 Mar 17

This is a photo of Mum and I on her 70th birthday.

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It’s All About People 

16 Mar 17

I received a lovely message the other day.

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The Discrimination of Dementia 

9 Mar 17

What does make sense is that, as I tell her every time I see her, she’s still my Mum.

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Who Does Mum Think I Am? 

27 Feb 17

I read a sentence which really resonated with me today.

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Let’s Hear it for the Carers 

9 Feb 17

I used to hate it when Mum announced it was hair-washing night.

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A Sporting Chance 

23 Jan 17

At least 30 years after I last watched a game at Aggborough, I was supporting Kidderminster Harriers again this weekend.

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It Wasn’t Supposed To Be Like This 

10 Jan 17

Mum was quite distressed when I called in this evening, but she brightened up quickly.

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When You’ve Met One Person with Dementia ….. 

3 Jan 17

I had a glimpse of the old Mum today.

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Caring at Christmas 

26 Dec 16

As predicted, Mum was reluctant to open her present on Christmas morning.