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Grandpa moved into our house

Samia

"Grandpa moved in with us when he got dementia. Mum said we could all help look after him. But it just made Mum and Dad fight more and Mum was always tired and busy."

I’m Samia and I’m 7. Grandpa moved in with us when he got dementia. Mum said we could all help look after him. But it just made Mum and Dad fight more and Mum was always tired and busy. Grandpa didn’t like it when Mum and Dad argued. And then he started following my big brother around the house all the time and my brother didn’t like it. I didn’t want my friends to come over any more. In the end, Grandpa went to live in a place called a nursing home. We took his special things there and put pictures on his walls. Mum takes us to visit him there.