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BBC launches music website to help those living with dementia

The BBC has launched a new music website to help people living with dementia “reconnect with the music they have loved” and trigger happy memories. Research has highlighted the health benefits that music can play in helping people reminisce. Memories tend to be strongest from people’s teens and early twenties and reconnecting with music they associate […]

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Bridgnorth residents invited to seminar on Care fees and Protecting your assets

A firm of solicitors in Bridgnorth have organised a free seminar to discuss the issues surrounding long term care to help people gain the information they need to make informed choices about how to fund care costs that will best suit their own individual needs.Organising long term care is a daunting business and it’s perhaps no […]

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New Lewy Body Dementia telephone support helpline

The Lewy Body Society have teamed up with Dementia UK, the charity which runs the dementia specialist Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline, to provide a telephone helpline offering expert advice and information on Lewy Body Dementia.​Lewy body dementia is the second most common form of age-related neurodegenerative dementia. It is thought that around 130,000 people in […]

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GPS trackers can prove a life saver for those living with dementia

Researchers at the University of Southampton have concluded that location tracking GPS devices can play a significant part in helping people with dementia stay safe and continue to live independently.Becoming disorientated and getting lost is a common problem in people living with dementia. As many as 40% of those diagnosed get lost at some point, […]

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