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Surprise birthday 95th birthday party

A surprise birthday party for one of our customers.


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.  


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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