Filed under: Dementia Thinking

  • Murals - nice or nasty?

    When you live with dementia, people sometimes impose art on you, and you are forced to experience art that is not to your taste. One contentious area is the use of murals as “art” in care homes. I use scare quotes because I’m not sure if it is interior decoration masquerading as therapy.

  • Are you too young to start to dodge dementia?

    A message from a young person to other young and not so young people about the value of walking to improve brain health.

  • A young person looks at Dementia - and alcohol

    Our new blogger Katie reflects on how hard it is to establish a direct link between alcohol and dementia, but it is made even harder when the research cohorts include people who may have stopped or started drinking for reasons of ill health.

  • Cicero and Seneca look at Old Age

    What did the Romans do for Ageing?

  • Future planning

    Looking forward? See clearly and plan for older age. People have to do this all over the world.

  • Suicide and Dementia

    No one is happy to have dementia. But we are more afraid of expensive and undignified care than the condition itself

  • Who Should Judge Gene Wilder?

    Coming out about dementia needs to be a personal choice and we must not be bullied.

  • How far forward are we from the Francis report?

    Nurses need to learn how to make change and improvement happen.

  • Is TV good or bad for People with Dementia?

    How can you get the best out of television watching for people with dementia?

  • Disruptive thinking about Dementia

    It is clear that awareness of dementia has increased in our communities, the media and among health and social care staff. Dementia initiatives are seen as “great for raising awareness”..

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