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Reminiscence cookery classes help Sunderland pensioners with dementia

Residents at an assisted housing scheme in Sunderland, are being offered valuable opportunities for reminiscence by attending cookery classes specifically designed to unlock memories of the past. The Seafarers Way apartment scheme in Hendon, which is home to people who are living with dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, runs regular cookery programmes with tenants.It is known that […]

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#sharetheorange urges Christopher Eccleston

“What on earth do oranges have to do with Alzheimer’s?…..” was my initial thought when I came across the #sharetheorange campaign from Alzheimer’s Research UK. But I have to admit it caught my attention. And to that purpose the new campaign featuring Christopher Eccleston is doing its job nicely. Alzheimer’s Research UK are out to tackle head-on the […]

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Help with sorting out your medication

Keeping track of medication can become a nightmare, particularly if you’re having to take multiple medicines at different times of the day. Skipping doses or inadvertently doubling up is potentially very dangerous, yet sadly all too easy to do. Fortunately, help is at hand. The key to preventing confusion is to develop your own routine and stick […]

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