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Dementia Activities for Warmer Weather

As summer approaches there is an increase in opportunities to spend time outside, which is fantastic for exploring a variety of activities. Whilst there are many benefits to spending time in the outdoors such as improved mood and reduced stress, when living with dementia there are some considerations which should be made to ensure that […]

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What to Expect in Late Stage Dementia?

The later stages of the dementia journey can be hard to define as they are generally different for each person. There are however, a few common denominators which are similar across many people. Here we will discuss just some of the things which you may expect to see in later stage dementia and how to […]

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5 Outdoor Activities for Someone Living with Dementia

Getting outdoors is important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle; not only does it help to improve our mood, but it also provides a vital dose of vitamin D which is essential for our bone health. As an addition to the outdoors helping with our physical health, mental wellbeing can also be improved. Getting outdoors and […]

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Tips for people with dementia who live alone

Living somewhere which is familiar, comfortable and safe is important to everyone, and especially so for those living with dementia. A common misconception for someone with dementia is that care homes are inevitable, when in fact there are many people living with dementia who stay independent at home. As each person’s journey is different, with […]

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Activities to Combat Loneliness

Loneliness can be common in older people as it becomes more difficult to access social situations. In fact, according to the Alzheimer’s Society, around half a million older people don’t come in to contact with anyone else for more than six days a week, which can have huge detriments on health. For those living with […]

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Download our Free Summer Themed Activity Guide

Summer is here and our activity guide will provide you with a great range of activities to embrace the new season! From food activities over keeping the mind active to events this month we have you covered. So even if the weather seems to bring another ‘Great British Summer’, you can enjoy your time with […]

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Explaining Dementia to Young Children

Finding out you are or a loved one is living with dementia can be a difficult time and telling people can be overwhelming and emotional. As such, explaining dementia to the younger generations in your family can often be overlooked or sometimes considered inappropriate, but is of great importance that they understand what is happening. […]

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10 Things to Know About Dementia

With more than 1 million people in the UK expected to be living with dementia by 2025, it is more important than ever that we understand dementia and its effects. Here we have explored ten things to know about dementia, which may help to clear up common misconceptions.   Dementia is not part of ageing […]

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Tips for Visiting Someone with Late Stage Dementia

Everyone loves having visits from their friends and family and this is no different for those living with late stage dementia. Regular visits can provide your loved one with a source of support and comfort, helping them to stay connected with others. However, uncertainty of what to expect can make visitors hesitant, but with the […]

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Reading when living with dementia

Reading is an enjoyable pastime for many, helping to reduce anxiety, improve cognitive ability and help to spark memories. For someone living with dementia, reading offers a whole host of benefits, just some of which we will explore here. Stress Reduction Reading can act as a distraction in times of uncertainty or stress and has […]

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