I want to say thank you to everyone at the Alzheimers Society. They helped me the float when I was sinking. They have been amazing. I won't let Hasan forget me.
Our Text Santa appeal continues today as we talk to Hande Gogus who's 68-year-old husband Hasan is now in advanced stages of dementia.
Hande found it difficult to come to terms with what was happening to her husband and his behaviour. Hasan would dig holes in the garden and spend excessive amounts of money on credit cards. He also turned quite aggressive towards her, so she is very grateful for the support she has received from the Alzheimers Society.
It was really surreal, it was like a ghost town
Six months ago we met Sergeant Richard Rogers and Flight Sergeant Mel Patterson as they were preparing to leave for Afghanistan.
Now, with the troops out of Afghanistan they are home for Christmas and look back on their final deployment to Camp Bastion.
Richard said: 'It was really surreal at the end, it was like a ghost town. AS if everyone had left and hadn't told me about it.'
Flight Sergeant Mel Patterson is excited about a trip to Florida over Christmas with her son.
She said: 'We'll have some quality time together, just having fun. It feels so strange with all the shops being so Christmassy as we've missed the build up of Christmas.'
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As we continue with our Text Santa campaign, today we speak to Fiona Phillips about her parents decline from Alzheimer's Disease and hear the story of Helen and Doug.
Helen Anderson has Alzheimer's and lives at home with her husband, Doug, who cares for her. She was diagnosed over four years ago at the age of 80.
A selfie stick is the must-have gift this year. Following the rise of the selfie - a self portrait taken yourself - the gadget has been invented for camera phones to help with group shots (as demonstrated by the Good Morning Britain presenters, above!)
But we want to know this morning - what's top of your Christmas list this year?
Don't leave your pets out of the Christmas fun this year! Here's our pick of the best presents to treat your favourite furry animals to something a little bit special on the big day...
We look at the story of Jeff who was looking forward to retirement with his wife of 50 years Chris, before she was diagnosed with dementia and he became her full-time carer.
One of ITV's Text Santa charities, the Alzheimer's Society, helps Jeff to cope with the general isolation that comes from living and caring for his wife. Their dementia cafes offer him a place to meet others going through the same thing and get access to much-needed advice.