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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...

Age UK says the government has listened to its concerns over...

A statement from the Age UK Campaigns team: In a Spending Review on the 4th September, the Government has listened to its deep concerns...

Positive results from Phase II trial for Alzheimer’s

Axon Neuroscience announces positive results from Phase II trial for a cure to Alzheimer’s Disease – Alzheimer’s Society comments.  On 9th September 2019, Axon Neuroscience...

How to cope with anger in a person with dementia

Dementia can increase a person’s frustration and cause mood swings. This is partly because daily tasks are tougher to complete. Regularly losing a purse,...

Protein tangles linked with dementia seen in patients’ brains after single...

Protein tangles linked with dementia seen for the first time in patients’ brains after a single head injury, according to Alzheimer's Society.  Scientists have visualised for...

Elderly should consider residential care before a ‘health crisis’

Elderly people would feel more in control of their lives if they thought about a future move to assisted accommodation or residential care before...

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