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  • 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...

  • 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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