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  • Farai Pfende
    Farai Pfende Wed, 31/08/2016 - 12:24

    I am looking forward to the upcoming TAnDem Arts and Dementia Conference entitled "Research into Practice", which is taking place later in September 2016.

  • Fiona Marshall Mon, 22/08/2016 - 09:44

    In recent years there have been major initiatives to change the way that society is able to respond to the growing number of people with dementia - we are aiming for “dementia friendly societies” where people with dementia and those who care for t

  • Emily Cousins
    Emily Cousins Wed, 03/08/2016 - 10:09

    Throughout my life, I’ve cultivated a particularly cherished relationship with words. Words are awesome. I’ve always been drawn to the energy of language, the tide of prose, the lilt of conversation. Words can be delicate, powerful, sustaining.

  • Kate Swaffer
    Kate Swaffer Tue, 02/08/2016 - 11:55

    In the 1970’s when I commenced my nursing, most people with dementia were diagnosed nearer to the end stage of the disease process, and little was known about dementia.

  • Anna Volkmer
    Anna Volkmer Mon, 01/08/2016 - 16:38

    When people think of dementia they most commonly consider the first signs as memory difficulties: forgetting recent events, conversations, where they have put things or even people's faces.

  • Kevin Harvey
    Kevin Harvey Mon, 18/07/2016 - 13:27

    For a while now I’ve been working on a book that explores the relationship between health and reading (reading aloud in particular). I’ve made steady progress, including a recent interview I conducted with the former poet laureate Andrew Motion.

  • Victoria Hill
    Victoria Hill Tue, 12/07/2016 - 16:36

    Gosh! This month’s exciting news is that Growing Support’s work enabling people with dementia to stay socially and physically active has received national recognition. We have been selected as one of the Observer’s 50 New Radicals for 2016.

  • 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...

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