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Surprise birthday 95th birthday party

A surprise birthday party for one of our customers.

10/06/2019

Dementia Action Week: Let’s start talking

Many of you will know of someone directly affected by dementia. After all, more than 4,800 people in Northumberland are living with the condition.  

30/04/2019

Help is at hand for carers with free Alzheimer’s Society guide 

Dementia is now the condition people over the age of 55 fear most and there’s no denying a diagnosis can come as a devastating blow.

22/03/2019

Game Changers Study

A research project aimed at improving the early diagnosis of dementia has reached an important milestone.More than 12,000 people have now taken part, simply by playing games on their smartphone. 

26/02/2019

Clearing Up Confusion Surrounding Dementia

For my first column of 2019, I thought it might be a good idea to clear up some of the confusion about dementia.

22/01/2019

Exploding The Myths About Dementia

When it comes to dementia, there’s a lot of misleading information floating around. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to explode one of the most enduring myths…the idea that it is an inevitable part of ageing.

09/01/2019

The BMA Is Wrong - A Dementia Diagnosis Is Never 'Pointless'

It’s not often the Alzheimer’s Society feels compelled to criticise the British Medical Association.

09/01/2019

Time To Confront Dementia Head On

 A recent survey revealed dementia is the most feared condition of people over the age of 50 – more so, even, than cancer.   Perhaps that’s because there have been great strides in cancer treatments, whereas dementia remains incurable.

09/01/2019

What If Dementia Is In Our Genes?

We know from surveys that dementia has become the most feared condition, overtaking cancer, among people over 45

09/01/2019

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