Category Archives: ageing population

You Don’t Need to Fix the Past to Have a New Future

When you lose someone, who has been affected by Alzheimer’s, coming to terms with the loss and moving on is a huge challenge to say the least. When you have been caring for a person 24/7 it is not until they are no longer present do you realise just how much this whole experience has consumed […]

Did you know about this service in the community?

The Care Co-ordination team What do they do and how can they be use to you when looking after a loved one who is elderly and showing signs of forgetfulness when you are trying to hold down a job and deal with the rest of your family? I am not sure how much of this is […]

Blister Packs- “It’s free” at Morrisons

We all love a bargain and something for free. Its one thing I can see the value in when you are looking after someone with forgetfulness. With a loved one’s medications changing over the course of time it can be quite distressing to have remember when prescribed medication has to be taken. When you are the […]

Dementia- It’s not black and white

Dementia- It’s not black and white is it? When you look after someone who is poorly and you care for them the result was” they recovered” right we interpret that experience as a job well done? When you look after someone who has any form of dementia the reality is that they don’t get better, […]

Care & the Consequences

In the very near future, 1 in 3 people will be affected by dementia in the UK alone and with the shocking impact it has on our own lives, is a future none of us want or would have ever imagined possible. Can you imagine the devastating effects that this can have on your family, […]