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Meredith Gresham on Fostering a different attitude to dementia

“Is it us or people with dementia who are hollowed out?” asks Meredith Gresham, Senior Consultant at Hammond Care’s Dementia Centre

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Summer Activity Suggestions

Ideas to bring the sunshine in, or the activities, out…

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The Power of Outrospection – A 21st Century take on empathy

Author and cultural thinker, Roman Krznaric, investigates the idea of ‘outrospection’ as a 21st Century philosophy on life and a tool for expanding our empathic potential

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A new intergenerational project by London Play keeps memories of wartime playtime alive

A new performance project by London Play and the Museum of London combines reminiscence and play as WWII evacuees share their wartime playtimes with the playtimes of Primary School children in East London

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As Easy as ABC – A Free Dementia Activities Guide published by Care UK

A free guide by Care UK inspires families caring for loved ones with dementia, with their suggestions for one hundred activities to do with them individually, or as a family

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Our Dementia Awareness Week

A week of Dementia Awareness at the Active Minds office

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The Alzheimer’s Show – Active Minds in The Independent newspaper

The Alzheimer’s Show, in its second year, gets some good press coverage in The Independent, along with Active Minds

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International Museum Day – An important day for reminiscence

How the world’s museums can play a key role in reminiscence activities and therapy, using The Key Memories Project based in Cambridgeshire as a good example

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A Spring Break – Big Venture Challenge Winners 2013

Active Minds’ report on a successful win for match-funding

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Huffington Post Features Active Minds

The Huffington Post has recently featured Active Minds, the article highlights some of the challenges facing people with dementia and the work we are doing to improve their quality of life.

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