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Dementia News

All of the items listed on this page are articles about Dementia. To read an article click on the title or the read more link at the end of the summary for each item.

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...

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ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY ACTIVITY GROUPS

Aylesbury Join us for games and quizzes and during February 45 minutes of gentle seated exercise all followed by light refreshments. The Salvation Army, Meadow Way, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1XS. First Tuesday of the month: 10.15 – 12pm 2 Jan, 6 Feb, 6 Mar Chesham Join...

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Making your Home Dementia Friendly

If you have dementia, living at home gives you more independence and also means you can continue to enjoy your own familiar environment. The Society has recently revised their booklet Making your Home Dementia Friendly. For your free copy please telephone any...

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MEMORY INFORMATION SESSIONS

Alzheimer's Society For people worried about their memory. Are you worried about your own memory or know someone else who is? Information covered includes understanding memory, tips and coping strategies and access to a wide range of information. Tuesday 27th February...

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Tips for children living with dementia

The dementia journey puts a physical and emotional strain on all of the family, and for children living with dementia it can be a very unsettling time. Seeing someone they love change is upsetting. Children will express their emotions in different ways and the...

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How to spot ‘Fake News’ in dementia research

The phrase ‘Fake News’ has been everywhere this year, but untruths about dementia and dementia research have been around for many years. It seems that every day we see a headline, story or social media post claiming that something ‘cures’ or ‘causes’ dementia. But...

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Driving and Dementia

The Essential Guide for Seniors. Starting to drive is a memorable moment in many people’s lives. But when’s the right time to stop? It’s something we don’t really talk about, but as we get older our ability to drive can worsen. It could be due to medical conditions, a...

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Care homes – your questions answered

Moving a relative or friend who has dementia into a care home is emotional for everyone involved. It’s a difficult decision to make, as is being assured that it’s the right time, or if the care home you’ve chosen is the best one. We’re often asked about care homes, so...

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Alzheimer’s disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. There are over half a million people in the UK with Alzheimer’s and it is the most common cause of dementia. ...

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Lasting power of attorney

For a person with a diagnosis of dementia, there may come a time when they are unable to make decisions about their care and their finances. A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document appointing one, or more, trusted people to be their attorney(s). An...

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