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Talking to a person with dementia

Dementia Action Week takes place on 20-26 May and is a campaign by Alzheimer’s Society to show that everyone can take action by starting...

Dementia and bereavement

When it comes to looking after a person with dementia, I have always felt there are three main issues you have to come to...

What to do when a person forgets their loved one has...

Former carer Christina Neal reveals why it's not a good idea to tell a person with dementia that their loved one has died when...

Dementia and mobility issues

The change in my mum’s mobility was quite rapid. She was a slim lady, usually light on her feet and she enjoyed regular walks....

Communicating with a person with dementia

How do you communicate with a person with dementia when they don’t talk much, and you don’t know for sure if they understand what...

How to prevent falls at home

Dementia can affect a person’s mobility and this of course can increase the risk of falls. The person’s home can be adapted to be...

Don’t worry about the long-term future

Anyone caring for a loved one with dementia will know that it’s easy to worry constantly about the present and the future. When I...

Helping children to cope with dementia

Explaining dementia to children can be hard and of course it depends on the age of the child. These tips may help you to...

Dementia friendly holidays

At this time of year you’re probably being bombarded with adverts for cut-price holidays, which can be disheartening if you feel like being a...

How to make daily life easier for a person living with...

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over one million by 2025. As numbers increase, it’s clear...

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