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Coping with nuisance calls

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia who lives alone, or even if you live with them but can’t be there 24/7, you may be concerned about whether others may be...

What is Alzheimer’s disease?

It’s important to make the distinction between Alzheimer’s and dementia. Dementia is not a diagnosis as such. The word ‘dementia’ is an umbrella term used to describe a set of symptoms such as memory...

Christmas with a person with dementia

If you’re thinking ahead to what you’ll be doing with your family this Christmas, you may be wondering what would be best for a person with dementia.  Christmas can be a challenging time for the...

Is Alzheimer’s disease genetic?

Are you worried about developing Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia in the future? If you are caring for a parent or other relative with dementia, you’ll see first-hand how devastating the condition can...

Dementia and SAD: How to spot and manage the symptoms

Would you know if the person you’re caring for is suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Angelina Manzano reveals how to spot and ease the symptoms.  As the dark nights draw in, it can often...

A sociable game

Call-to-Mind is a fun and interactive game that combats boredom and promotes connections for those living with dementia. We spoke to founder, Laura Templeton, about its positive impact  'The concept of Call-to-Mind was actually formed...

What to do when the person can no longer live alone

Christina Neal recalls the day she realised her mum could no longer live alone and has advice on what to do if you're in a similar situation with your loved one I remember the day...

8 essential tips for carers

Dementia Help founder and former carer Christina Neal has these top tips for carers on how to cope with caring for a loved one… Get to know dementia Get to know dementia. Understand how the disease...

Do you have unresolved issues with your loved one?


If you’re caring for a loved one with dementia, you may resent the role if you have anger or frustration towards the person because of their past behaviour. Christina Neal felt the same about...
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Make a difference on World Alzheimer’s Month

It's World Alzheimer’s Month – do your bit with these five ideas to fundraise and raise awareness.  September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a campaign organised by Alzheimer’s Disease International to raise awareness and challenge the stigma...