I find it tragic that so many golfers are forced to give up the game they love when diagnosed with dementia. I can understand why, but that doesn't make it acceptable. Put yourself in the shoes of a golfer who has just been diagnosed, which I often do. Trying to deal with the devastating news... Continue Reading →
I often say I wish I could record our dementia golf sessions. Our golfers provide us with many priceless memories, proving that being together on a golf course is more than just about hitting a ball - it provides moments of humour and laughter too... Here's a couple of great examples...
It's amazing how a journey can start. Two years ago as a caregiver, I was visiting one of my Parkinson's clients in Harrogate. Whilst getting him ready to go to his exercise class I was chatting with his wife. Somehow we got onto the topic of my social enterprise and the work we had started... Continue Reading →
Who would have thought that getting a little white ball into a little white hole could bring so much pleasure? This is a great video from one of our golf days that proves that when you "re-ignite a golfing life" how much pleasure it brings to someone who thought their golfing days were over.... Continue Reading →