Top 10 foods to avoid for someone with Dementia

Top 10 foods to avoid for someone with Dementia

As everyone knows, we are what we eat. If you or a loved one has dementia, avoiding certain foods can help to ease symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. Keep reading to find out more. Butter and margarine While you don’t need to avoid butter and margarine...
Can’t we talk about something more PLEASANT?

Can’t we talk about something more PLEASANT?

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? By Roz Chast This acutely observed graphic memoir provides many moments of laugh out loud observations by New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chaste. Her experience of dealing with her ageing parents and tackling difficult subjects...
Can pets help people with dementia?

Can pets help people with dementia?

The UK is a nation of animal lovers. In fact, according to the PDSA, over 50% of adults own a pet, with cats and dogs the most popular choices by far. As most pet owners will tell you, animals can bring a huge amount of joy into the home. Helping to relieve stress and...
The business costs of the dementia crisis

The business costs of the dementia crisis

According to recent research from the Alzheimer’s Society, English businesses last year took a £3.2 billion hit because carers had to leave their jobs or change their working patterns to care for a loved one with dementia. More than 112,000 people have had to give up...