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  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Fri, 06/11/2015 - 21:55

    Developing dementia is dreaded more than any other medical condition, at least by people of middle age and upwards. It’s often said in conversation that we would rather be dead than live like that.

  • Sally Wed, 28/10/2015 - 16:51

    After a bad night of post operative discomfort, I  switched the alarm off at 6 a.m, but foolishly stayed put, promising myself another few divine duvet minutes.

  • Sally Wed, 28/10/2015 - 16:45

    I would describe my husband as kind, gentle, caring, appreciative, loyal, friendly, generous, tolerant, forgiving, uncomplaining, courageous, stoical, helpful, polite, well mannered...

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Wed, 28/10/2015 - 13:46

    This isn’t about dementia at all but it’s about what dominated the weekend for this researcher.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Wed, 28/10/2015 - 13:42

    Symbol of freedom, keys to the open road, imagery ranging from Mr Toad to Thelma and Louise, driving is a massive part of our lives. Therefore giving it up, or having to relinquish one’s licence is a big issue.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Wed, 28/10/2015 - 13:36

    In the summer of 2013 Nottingham University’s Lakeside Theatre staged a new play, Inside Out of Mind*, written and directed by Tanya Myers.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Wed, 28/10/2015 - 13:25

    I must confess that why I work with dementia is not something that I really planned. But one of the pleasures of living life is that things take their own course and you don’t know what’s going to happen next.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Wed, 28/10/2015 - 13:12

    Dementia is a big topic and one that’s become even more important recently. Trouble is, there’s such a lot of information out there, including people writing blogs, it could put you off trying to say anything.

  • Kevin Harvey
    Kevin Harvey Thu, 24/09/2015 - 23:40

    Tom’s blog on reading got me thinking about my own interest in and experiences of books. I, too, am a bibliophile – books feature constantly in my life, both professionally and outside of work.

  • Justine Schneider
    Justine Schneider Mon, 07/09/2015 - 11:32

    I've spent the past weekend at a conference on music therapy and dementia at Anglia Ruskin Univeristy, Cambridge. Astonishingly, it was a world first for a conference topic that seems to be of wide interest. 

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