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Posted by DSDC Team, on 6th December
The Stirling Court Hotel is delighted to offer an exclusive Christmas event for guests living with dementia, and their loved ones, on Monday 19th December from 12.30-2.30pm. For just £10.95...
by Henriette Laidlaw
When Edward McLaughlin, an internationally esteemed engineer and amateur artist, received a diagnosis of dementia in 2002, he retreated for a long...
by Prof. Emma Reynish
In England and Wales more people now die of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias than anything else. A similar picture is most likely to exist...
by Marion Preez
Spending time within green spaces has positive effects on the physical and mental health of all and especially for the elderly and people living with...
by Jim Hayton
Housing consultant Jim Hayton reflects on the recent series of workshops looking at the role of housing professionals in supporting people with...
by Wendy Perry
when complex situations are reduced to a single narrative  In her 2009 TED talk, author and storyteller Chimamande Ngozi Adichie tells of her...
by Lynn Kennedy
The Marie Curie organisation describes both palliative and end of life care as: ‘Palliative care is for people living with a terminal illness...

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