Keeping Golf In Dementia Lives

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 devastating news that... Continue Reading →

Preparing For A Life With Dementia

According to current predictions there's a ONE in THREE chance that everyone over 65 will develop dementia. The average life expectancy once diagnosed with dementia is seven years. Now here's the question, If you only had seven years left to live how would you spend them? Hopefully you're one of the lucky ones that lives... Continue Reading →

The Dementia Care Journey

  When a dementia diagnosis is finally confirmed it has a devastating impact on the whole family. The support families receive immediately after diagnosis varies from excellent to "here's a leaflet with some people you can ring". Overall the initial support is tragically inadequate and erratic across the UK. Getting the right support in place during... Continue Reading →

The Unsung Heroes Of Society

  At last, the amazing and inspirational work being done in our communities by carers and volunteers has been recognised in The Queen's Speech. They are the unsung heroes of society as they strive to improve the lives of the disadvantaged and vulnerable in our communities. Did you know that £119 billion of unpaid care is provided every year... Continue Reading →

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