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The changing faces of Lena
stories

The Fraud

I’m campaigning for a better quality of life for people with dementia – with more contact and engagement. But am I giving my own wife the attention she needs? Is this expert just a fraud?

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Lena in Ambleside - a dementia story
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Sharing The Present

Another of the dementia stories from our 2015 Lake District roadtrip. Still we enjoy moments of beauty as we live in the present. (One or two of you have asked what else I’ve written – there’s a link to a page on my Amazon publications here.)

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opinion

Writing Your Dementia stories

Writing your dementia stories – catharsis for you, insight for others. Whether you’re just beginning or have been writing for a while, why not write with us?

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opinion

We Need To Stop Talking About Dementia

When we see the word ‘dementia’, it’s hard not to think of all its negative connotations. The word itself scares people. So here’s a challenge. Let’s find a better alternative.

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Hard to fund care with empty pockets
opinion

The Best Things In Life Aren’t Free

Experts say that without new funding, our current social care system will fail. But we’re proposing a system rewrite, costing less and offering much more. The new system is called The Bine.

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Dementia and alternative truths
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Whose Truth Is It Anyway?

In today’s world, it can be hard to distinguish between fact and fiction. But maybe dementia can teach us empathy – to learn to tolerate alternative truths. For dementia carers, it’s an important lesson to learn.

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