Vivian Galley
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A wife and a carer

Vivian Galley cares for her husband Bill 24 hours a day, she explains the challenges she faces coping with Bill's dementia

The charity Age UK has made claims that hundreds of millions of pounds have been cut from budgets over the past four years, leaving many old people without essential help.

Vivian Galley gave up work to care for her husband Bill when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

The couple had been living off savings, until they ran out, leaving them reliant on their local authority for help.

Vivian explains how she copes with the challenges of living with a husband who has Alzheimer's.

  • 06 Mar
  • From the section UK