Reminiscence & Technology

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A good friend and supporter of what I do @shirleyayres reminded me recently why I blog, and why I need to keep it up. Blogging is a great way to tell the world your thoughts and generate conversation about them, the problem is we all get too busy in the here and now. I for one, find myself always putting my blog aside for other things. When you look at it, a blog is but another story from your life, generated by your own experience and perceptions of events. Blogging…read more

Jeremy Hughes: putting dementia on the map

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Around 670,000 people in England live with dementia – a number which will double in the next 30 years. The Department of Health Dementia Map sets out what we currently know about dementia care, support and research across England. Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive of the Alzheimer’s Society, asks: what do we still need to do to help individuals, families and carers live well with dementia?  There are some 200,000 people living with dementia, in their own homes and often alone. A third of those do not even get out of the…read more