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  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Wed, 21/04/2021 - 12:59

    As dementia results from changes in the brain, it is unsurprising that people with dementia often have disrupted sleep patterns.

  • Joseph Thomas Mon, 29/03/2021 - 16:48

    My good friend’s Grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease quite a few years ago and having had a Grandparent of my own who was also diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, I have tried my best to offer my supp

  • Kirsty Chilinski Mon, 29/03/2021 - 16:24

    It was through my experience in a care home that I noticed how people were transformed by music and song. All the residents responded positively to music. If they were not singing along, they were clapping their hands or tapping their feet. 

  • Felicity Slocombe Wed, 24/03/2021 - 11:09

    I am just beginning my PhD research and I am lucky that it features a secondary data set full of video files of people living with dementia interacting with family, friends, professional carers, and healthcare practitioners.

  • Mathuscha Ratnasingham
    Mathuscha Ratnasingham Thu, 11/03/2021 - 14:36

    Turmeric is a staple in many Indian and South Asian households, including mine. I have been exposed to turmeric for as long as I remember, wether it is in a curry or used as a medicine.

  • Kirsty Chilinski Wed, 24/02/2021 - 16:15

    As a final year neuroscience student, it has become clear during my degree that there are currently no effective drug treatments for dementia, so we must turn to other alternative forms of treatment.

  • Joseph Thomas Wed, 24/02/2021 - 10:56

    I am currently a final year student at the University of Nottingham studying Neuroscience.

  • Mathuscha Ratnasingham
    Mathuscha Ratnasingham Tue, 10/11/2020 - 14:02

    As a third year neuroscientist I have come across dementia and Alzheimer’s on numerous occasions. Never once did I think that I would be in a position were the disease would personally affect me.

  • Elaine Argyle Tue, 10/11/2020 - 11:16

    Rates of loneliness and isolation have dramatically risen during the lockdown but what are the implications of this for people with dementia and for those who work with them?

  • Steve Lichfield
    Steve Litchfield Tue, 03/11/2020 - 15:19

    It's been a very difficult period for "Friends for Life (Nottingham)" as we now have 3 members in Care Homes, all with little advanced indication.