‘Exercise helped me stay sane’

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  • On 22nd January 2016
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You may have heard the expression: ‘You can’t look after someone else if you don’t take care of yourself’. One of the best ways to do this is to find time to exercise. Christina Macdonald explains why it’s so beneficial for carers I’m going to say something crazy. If you’re caring for a person with […]
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Good reasons to keep visiting a person with dementia

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  • On 6th January 2016
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Is there any point in going to see a person with dementia if they don’t remember you or even recall your visit? Alzheimer’s Society certainly thinks so and Christina Macdonald agrees wholeheartedly… Every now and then a piece of research hits the headlines that sounds so obvious, you wonder why someone commissioned it in the […]
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