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Listening to People Living with Dementia

Listening to People Living with Dementia

Posted by Julie Bourla on 20th Feb 2019

Surely the best way to find out more about what people diagnosed with dementia need and feel is to listen to them, and to those who care for them. The great thing these days is there are a lot of ways … read more
All Our Adult Brains Need to Keep Active and Engaged

All Our Adult Brains Need to Keep Active and Engaged

Posted by Julie Bourla on 22nd Jan 2019

Most parents are very aware of the importance of keeping their child's mind stimulated so it will grow and develop. What scientists are discovering more and more is that our adult brains also ne … read more
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