A Positive Dementia Attitude

Imagine the impact on your life if you were to receive a dementia diagnosis. Imagine the impact it will have on your family. It must be one the most challenging life changing situations anyone has to deal with. As you know I've come to terms with it and written my own dementia will. I've seen too... Continue Reading →

Golf Finally On The Health Agenda

It's taken a long time to get golf onto the health agenda of policy makers. Today we finally got a great mention during "Health Questions" in Parliament. A few weeks ago I was invited by the golf & health project to present our work to health minister Steve Brine at Wentworth. Steve was very impressed... Continue Reading →

Dementia Action Every Week

It's fantastic that the world is focussed this week on dementia action. Awareness will be raised, funds will be generated, our politicians will talk about their commitment to supporting families living with dementia. High profile celebrities diagnosed with dementia will be featured and hopefully make people realise that this terminal disease does not discriminate. This... Continue Reading →

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 →

Golf Is A Funny Game

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...

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 →

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