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Dementia carers need to seek support

Nicky Merritt cares for her husband in Port Erin

Asking for help is one of the key challenges as a carer to someone with dementia.

That's from Nicky Merritt in Port Erin, who has been the carer for her husband for the last five years.

It comes at the start of Dementia Action Week.

Nicky says one of the many challenges is asking for, and accepting, help: (play audio)

Hear Nicky's story in full in an Island Life Special, Living with dementia.

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