10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may...

SINGING FOR THE BRAIN

This service is a structured group session for people with a diagnosis of dementia and their carers to meet regularly and actively participate in singing in an enjoyable environment. Refreshments are provided. For people who would like to come to the group for the...

ACTIVITY GROUPS

Join us for activities such as crafts, exercise and games followed by light refreshments and information and support: Aylesbury The Salvation Army, Meadow Way, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1XS. First Tuesday of the month: 10.15 – 12pm 3 Oct, 7 Nov, 5 Dec Chesham Chesham...

MEMORY SUPPORT SERVICE

The service offers one-to-one support from a Memory Support Worker for individuals and their carers from their initial concerns about memory loss, through diagnosis, to planning for the future. For those with a diagnosis, support will focus on planning for the future...

Vascular dementia

Around 17% of people diagnosed with dementia will have vascular dementia. It is the second most common form of dementia in the over 65 age group. Although you can have vascular dementia under the age of 65, it is comparatively rare. What causes vascular dementia? What...

Your brain on music

Why do the songs we loved in our late teens and early 20s trigger such powerful memories? The power of music to prompt feelings, memories and even physical responses has led to it being used more and more in cognitive therapy.​  During our teens and early 20s, a...