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Music and Songs for People Living with Dementia

Music and Songs for People Living with Dementia

Posted by Jonathan Bourla on 12th Oct 2018

Research suggests that listening to music or singing songs can provide benefits for our brains. And for people living with dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, or those with a brain … read more
Carers: Saving Time for the “Important Things”

Carers: Saving Time for the “Important Things”

Posted by Julie Bourla on 29th Aug 2018

I was watching an ad on TV for some cooking implement the other day and heard this statement, “Save time so you can spend it on the important things”. I wondered to myself, what do they think the impo … read more
If I Had Dementia, I Would Want You to Know...

If I Had Dementia, I Would Want You to Know...

Posted by Julie Bourla on 27th Jul 2018

A while ago Jonathan and I wrote about the fear of dementia. One of the big fears about getting dementia is the fact you could lose your voice and be reliant on others to interpret and meet your needs … read more
Dementia & The Magic of Words

Dementia & The Magic of Words

Posted by Julie Bourla on 13th Jun 2018

"What I Speak is What I Create"“Abracadabra” is a very old word and there is some debate about where it came from. A widely accepted view is it is from the ancient Aramaic language and means “What I s … read more
Capturing our History and all the Extra Little Bits

Capturing our History and all the Extra Little Bits

Posted by Julie Bourla on 16th Apr 2018

These days there is a lot of historical information available to us and we are fortunate to have it presented in interesting ways. Boring wordy old history books have been replaced by colourful and in … read more