Have a peaceful Easter

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  • On 23rd March 2016
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Make the most of the Easter break and take the stress off when caring for a person with dementia – here’s how to make it as peaceful as possible for everyone. Words: Christina Macdonald If you are caring for a person with dementia, the Easter break can be a challenging time for everyone as it […]
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‘I was fiercely protective of both parents’

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  • On 18th March 2016
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Nancy McAndrew is the mother of model turned marathon runner Nell McAndrew. She cared for her parents, who both had dementia. Here, she shares her story… Dementia has had a massive impact on my family. Over a period of 20 years, I cared for my parents, who both had dementia, though thankfully not at the […]
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Every Day is Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is not just an annual date in the diary when your mum has dementia. Christina Macdonald explains why I used to joke that every day is Mother’s Day when your mum has dementia, but in truth it wasn’t intended to be funny. When you care for a parent with dementia, it’s not just […]
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