Stop thinking, start doing

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  • On 29th April 2016
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A person with dementia loses the ability to make their own choices and lead an independent life in the latter stages of the disease. Christina Macdonald explains why there’s a life lesson to be learned My friends often ask me how I feel when I visit my mum in her care home. Only last night, […]
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‘My parents were in denial’

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  • On 8th April 2016
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Angelina Manzano is a 36-year-old writer who lives in West Sussex. Her mother, Irene, who lives in Aberdeen, was diagnosed with early onset vascular dementia with Alzheimer’s in 2010. Angelina reveals what dementia has taught her about life My mum was officially diagnosed at the age of 68. An MRI scan confirmed the diagnosis. However […]
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4 things dementia carers should do

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  • On 1st April 2016
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When caring for a person with dementia, life will be easier if you can do these four things. Words: Christina Macdonald There’s nothing to be gained by looking back at the past and wishing you could have done things differently. But if I had my time again, I’d do these four things early on when […]
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