Communication & Conversations

For most of us life is all about communication and conversations. Whether it is work or leisure, politics or just the weather (or making words rhyme ha ha). But for someone elderly or living with dementia day to day conversations can become difficult

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Simple Things to Help Body and Soul

At the moment most of us are probably feeling pretty stressed to some extent, which is not good for us or our immune systems. Telling ourselves to "stop it" doesn't really work. I find it very easy to sit and dwell on the things going on around us, a

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Dementia, Thinking About Christmas

For some, this year may be their first Christmas with dementia, or their first Christmas with someone else living with dementia, or maybe just the first time dementia may affect how they celebrate the season. This can be a challenging time for t

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Dementia & The Magic of Words

"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 speak is what I create”. I’ll let the debate go on

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