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A solution for taking tablets safely

Worried about a loved one not taking the right medication at the right time? Missing tablets or taking too many can be a real...

7 behavioural facts about dementia

The more you understand about dementia the better placed you will be to provide the best possible care. Here are 7 key facts about...

Getting a person with dementia to take their medication

By Christina Neal Getting a loved one to remember to take their pills, or to agree to take them for that matter, can be a...

10 things you should know about vascular dementia

How much do you know about vascular dementia? The condition can be complex and can present many challenges for the person affected by it....

7 key things you should know about dementia medication

Medication can be used to manage dementia symptoms but there is sadly no cure for the disease. Here’s a quick guide to medication currently...

The challenges of being a dementia carer

A friend recently asked me to reveal the biggest challenge of caring for a parent with dementia. In reality, there is no simple answer...

Persuading a loved one to accept help

There is a recurring theme among carers when it comes to the reason why many don’t seek help. ‘I’d love to get help looking...

How to cope with carer’s stress

Are your stress levels soaring? You’re not alone. In 2015, the charity, Carers UK, surveyed 5000 carers across the UK and the results showed...

The reality of dementia

Carer Leanne Gibson has quit her job to look after her nan and has written about the impact of being a dementia carer. Imagine...

Alzheimer’s: not a disease of the elderly

World’s largest dementia study reveals two-thirds of people think dementia is a normal part of ageing, rather than a medical condition –  Alzheimer’s Society...

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