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3 Summer Recipes for People Living with Dementia

Summer is synonymous with food, whether it’s weekend BBQ’s or large family picnics, eating plays an important and tasty role in the season. So, even if a loved one is living with dementia, it’s important that they are still involved in this wonderful summer tradition. Not only does food provide much needed nutrition to help […]

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Summer Safety Tips for People Living with Dementia

When the summer heat starts to rise, most of us try everything we can to keep as cool as possible, whether it’s large sunhats, plenty of ice lollies or handheld fans. But for people living with dementia, trying to keep cool and safe in the sun can be difficult, as they may struggle to remember […]

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Top 5 Summer Dementia Activities

Take advantage of the warm weather and beautiful outdoors this summer with these 5 summer dementia activities:   Gardening Spending time doing gentle gardening is incredibly beneficial for anyone living with dementia. Not only does it lower stress but it can also improve attention span, decrease agitation and improve strength and balance. Reminiscing with a […]

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Meditation and Yoga

There have been a number of studies run in recent years looking at the benefits of undertaking regular meditation or yoga sessions for people living with dementia. In fact, in 2014, a study, in association with the Alzheimer’s Society, investigated the positive effects a holistic programme (including yoga and meditation) had on people living with […]

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Five Things to Do Following Your Dementia Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with dementia or discovering a loved one has been diagnosed with the condition can be incredibly difficult to come to terms with. It’s important to allow yourself and your family plenty of time to come to terms with the diagnosis, talking it through and discussing any questions you or a loved one might […]

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Tips for Travelling and Going on Holiday With Someone Who Has Dementia

Going on holiday is important for one’s general wellbeing. It’s a chance to recharge your batteries, spend quality time with friends or family and perhaps experience different climates, cultures and cuisines. The same is true for someone living with dementia, they need and deserve time away from home, to relax and unwind. However, for someone […]

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How to Make Your Home More Comfortable in The Warmer Months

Though the summer is a wonderful season, where we can enjoy lighter evenings and glorious sunshine, sometimes, especially during the hottest months, temperatures can rise to an unbearable level and it can be hard to keep cool. This is especially true in the UK where we are not generally equipped for searing sunshine and our […]

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Cupcake Day – June 15th

On 15th June, Alzheimer’s Society and Woman & Home will be teaming up for Cupcake Day, a day to help raise money to raise awareness and fight dementia. Dementia is the number one cause of death in England and Wales and currently there is still very little known about the disease. You can sign up […]

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Dementia Awareness Week

Even though dementia is set to be leading cause of death in the 21st Century, there is still very little known about the disease. People diagnosed with the condition, and their family, can often feel isolated and confused as awareness and understanding still remains low. There are approximately 800,000 people in the UK living with […]

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5 Organisations That Can Help People Living With Dementia

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with dementia, it can be an incredibly daunting and lonely experience as you start to come to terms with the diagnosis and how it will affect your life. But you don’t have to go through it alone, there are organisations out there to help you understand your […]

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