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Hi, my name is elizabeth78!

i am I am elderly , I have COPD and osteoarthritis. I care for my husband who has post stroke epilepsy and early onset vascular dementia...

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  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 6,896 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @elizabeth78 - Welcome to the community & thank you for joining & sharing. It must be difficult for you looking after your husband when you have problems yourself. Are you getting any support at home as far as caring goes?
  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello  @elizabeth78   Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    I  am one of the team of community champions.  We support members of the community .

    Please have a look around our website, please join in discussions.

    We are friendly, offer compassion, empathy, sensitivity.

    Please for additional support these organisations might be useful.

    Have information, advice.

    National Osteoporosis Society.

    Also deals with Osteoarthritis

    Helpline 0808 800 0035

    AGE UK.

    https://www.ageuk.org.uk.

    Helpline 0800 055 6112

    Useful all sorts of extra advice, information support.

    For your husband.

    Stroke Association 

    https://www.stroke.org.uk.

    Helpline 0303 3033 100

    Epilepsy

    https://www.epilepsy.org.uk.

    Helpline 0800 800 5050

    Please if I can help further, please ask.

    Happy to help.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman








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  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing Team, Community Team Posts: 7,946 Scope community team
    Welcome @elizabeth78. :smile:
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