Writer and award-winning broadcaster Russ Kane was well-known as ‘The Flying Eye, delivering traffic reports on the Capital FM Breakfast Show for 20 years from his ‘funny little blue plane’. Russ tragically lost his wife Sally, aged 43, to...
I know from personal experience that caring for a loved one with dementia is a huge challenge. Dementia affects moods, behaviour and judgement – not just memory. This can mean the person you care for may become angry, upset...
Company director Monica Bradley didn’t hesitate to agree to sponsor the Dementia Help Cycle Challenge. As a former carer, she understands how hard it is to look after a loved one with dementia…  Monica Bradley Associates is an award-winning mortgage...
Anne Bajorek is Head of Fundraising at Young Dementia UK, the charity that the Dementia Help team has chosen to fundraise for during our forthcoming Cycle Challenge in June. Anne has also had personal experience of dementia.  Her late father,...
Businesswoman Monica Bradley had to juggle long hours at work running her own company with caring for her mother, Agnes. Here’s her story…  I’m used to hard work. I built a successful mortgage broker's business from scratch. I have been...
Dementia Help is a year old today. Founder and co-director Christina Neal talks about the inspiration behind its launch and why she felt she had something to say.  Dementia Help was a random idea that came to me in December...
Julie Foster reveals how her experiences as a carer became the inspiration behind her new product range, Aromapersonal As a busy and successful working mother, Julie Foster’s life was turned upside down when a close family member suddenly became seriously...
Good carers deserve the greatest respect. They do an amazing job. If you think their role is mainly about making cups of tea, chatting to residents and helping them get washed and dressed, then think again. There’s much more...
My wonderful Dad, Richard Watson, passed away recently from complications related to vascular dementia, writes Fiona Flores Watson. He was diagnosed five years ago, and his journey was, like that of most suffering from the disease, at times very...
Christina Neal writes about the launch of Dementia Help and what inspired her to do it… 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...

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