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Do We Care?

It’s a simple, four letter word. It should be the most positive four-letter word there is. So why is care such a vexatious issue in this country? Are we really as uncaring as it sometimes seems? We are waiting for … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear it for the Carers

I used to hate it when Mum announced it was hair-washing night. These days, I wish I had some hair to wash, but that’s another story. So, why am I┬áthinking of those long-ago Thursday evenings? Well, today, it was hair-washing … Continue reading

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It simply isn’t fair.

It’s been a busy week, dementia-wise. Two Dementia Friends awareness sessions, an Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk, the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust AGM (trips off the tongue doesn’t it) and – most importantly – a morning with Mum. The … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Dementia

The details contained in yesterday’s Alzheimer’s Society report on the financial burden placed on those whose lives are touched by dementia came as no surprise to many of us. Dementia is a condition caused by diseases of the brain and … Continue reading

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