Tag Archives: Dementia Awareness Week

Feeling Very Dementia Aware

It’s Dementia Awareness Week, a time to shine the spotlight on people living with dementia and those who care for them. And a time to reflect on just how many people are affected by this wicked disease. Normally, I would give … Continue reading

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The Language of Dementia

I don’t often use this platform to point towards other blogs but today I’m making an exception. As we approach Dementia Awareness Week 2015, I think it’s helpful to think about the words we use to describe dementia and the people who live with … Continue reading

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Talking and listening

It’s been an interesting week. It started with me expecting to lead a Dementia Friends Awareness session at an event in Coventry. I’d been booked as a turn more than a month ago and as it was to be the … Continue reading

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Living for Today

When I visit Mum, I try to greet as many other residents by name as I can. There’s a certain irony in the fact that I can’t remember too many of their names but we’ll gloss over that. The smile, sometimes … Continue reading

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