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  • Jen Yates Mon, 04/07/2016 - 16:59

    Both hearing loss and dementia become very common as people get older and it is therefore to be expected that a lot of people will have both problems eventually.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Fri, 01/07/2016 - 13:40

    Both hearing loss and dementia become very common as people get older and it is therefore to be expected that a lot of people will have both problems eventually.

  • Alice Billin Mon, 20/06/2016 - 17:17

    It was a real life, I think, those days
    Of fairgrounds, brandy-snaps and hook-a-duck,
    Singing on waltzers, we were children in love
    With sugared lips and clasping foxglove bouquets...

  • Farai Pfende
    Farai Pfende Wed, 15/06/2016 - 16:21

    A joint survey recently published by the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) and Westfield Health explores the growing trend of ‘working Carers’.

  • Anne de Gruchy Mon, 13/06/2016 - 11:59

    I am the person who fights unwinnable battles and batters her head against walls that will never come down.

  • Anne de Gruchy Mon, 13/06/2016 - 11:55

    Today, yet again, I woke up in a bed away from home. To be precise, I woke up at my father’s house. This has become familiar after many years of visiting for long periods to support him with his increasing health needs. But today was different.

  • Farai Pfende
    Farai Pfende Fri, 10/06/2016 - 19:02

    Becoming a dementia friendly organisation is no longer about satisfying some altruistic need or Community Social Responsibility policy. It is a matter of complying with equality legislation.

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    Steve Clifford Thu, 09/06/2016 - 17:03

    The help that is available is tremendous in every way.

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    Steve Clifford Thu, 09/06/2016 - 16:55

    It has now become necessary to keep the diary so I don’t forget even the most mundane of things.

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    Steve Clifford Thu, 09/06/2016 - 16:47

    The queue was getting bigger now, none of them obviously knew of my condition.  

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    Steve Clifford Thu, 09/06/2016 - 16:20

    Little did they know it was crumpling me up inside.

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    Agnes Houston Thu, 09/06/2016 - 16:02

    So nine years ago I took up yoga. Best thing I ever did.

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    Agnes Houston Thu, 09/06/2016 - 15:53

    Time is not my friend. Telling the time is such a challenge now. 

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    Agnes Houston Thu, 09/06/2016 - 15:47

    When you have difficulties and issues you begin to realise how many times you cross a road.

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    Agnes Houston Thu, 09/06/2016 - 15:32

    I’m having to find the strength to ask for help, and this is not an easy task for me.

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