Filed under: Dementia Thinking
05 October 2018
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.
04 October 2018
A message from a young person to other young and not so young people about the value of walking to improve brain health.
16 August 2018
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.
09 April 2018
What did the Romans do for Ageing?
09 March 2018
Looking forward? See clearly and plan for older age. People have to do this all over the world.
26 December 2016
No one is happy to have dementia. But we are more afraid of expensive and undignified care than the condition itself
02 September 2016
Coming out about dementia needs to be a personal choice and we must not be bullied.
29 June 2016
Nurses need to learn how to make change and improvement happen.
11 April 2016
How can you get the best out of television watching for people with dementia?
04 April 2016
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”..