Many of us tend to think that dementia mostly affects short-term memory. It can also affect a person’s mood, personality, behaviour, perception, balance and even spatial awareness. Continue reading Dementia affects personality
There’s no easy answer to that question. All I can tell you is there will come a time when you will know you have to make a tough choice. Your head will know what’s right, even if your heart doesn’t want to accept it. Continue reading When is it time for a care home?
Why did I set up Dementia Help? I’m a writer, editor and published author with 25 years of media experience. My second book, Dementia Care: A Guide, was published last August. Continue reading ‘How I learned about dementia’
If a loved one has just been diagnosed with dementia, they may still be fairly independent at this stage, but it’s important to get their paperwork organised swiftly. Here’s what I’d recommend organising… Continue reading Getting the paperwork sorted