Category Archives: Advice

Grieving for somone with dementia

When someone has dementia it often feels as though we lose them bit by bit. The ability to converse may go at an early stage and we may feel that the companion on whom we relied is no longer there. Often the natural empathy which one human feels towards another, the ability of a partner […]

What to say when someone dies

We all dread the moment: “What on earth can I say?” Sometimes we put off the evil hour – ‘I’ll call next week when she will be not so shocked’. ‘I’m bound to meet him at the shops next week so it can wait until then’ ‘Perhaps a card or a letter will be less […]