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How to cope with sundowning : Ways for carers to help

Sundowning, or Sundown Syndrome as it is also known, describes an increase in agitation, confusion or irritability, that sets in towards the end of the day as the light starts to fade and/or during the night. Experienced by as many as 1 in 5 people living with Alzheimer’s Disease, it is most common in the […]

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  • 22 July 2016

New Dementia support service comes to South Leeds

The Hamara Centre in Beeston, South Leeds is launching a community wide dementia support service to help people living with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and memory problems. Mohammed FaroukHamara Chairman ​“Dementia closes down families and isolates people, it’s important that we offer support to families.“My friend was a successful senior manager, but the strain of looking […]

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  • 21 July 2016

Newcastle Memory Walk moves to South Tyneside

The Tyneside Memory Walk is to change location this year due to its incredible success.Memory Walk ​is the Alzheimer’s Society flagship fundraising event involving 31 venues around the UK on dates throughout September and October. For the past 3 years, the Memory Walk in the North-East has been held very successfully along the Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside, but […]

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  • 1 July 2016