A Highly Loving and Poignant Tribute
A three-year visual diary documenting a mother with dementia and her life forgotten, poignantly rediscovered through her son’s touchingly createdRead more.
‘Yes. I live with dementia. Let me help you understand’
“You don’t look like you have dementia.” On the couch of his Orléans home between his wife of 15 years,Read more.
10 Alzheimer’s Warning Signs
Some change in memory is normal as we grow older, but the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are more than simple lapses inRead more.
81-year-old Enrolls in University following Alzheimer’s Diagnosis.
After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, 81-year-old Ron Robert decided to enroll in university as a personal experiment to see ifRead more.
Skateboarding at 60
Skateboarding, acrobatics and graffiti at 60 – WOW (see video link below). This amazing story is not only so heartwarmingRead more.
Care Home Cycling Activity
A very interesting video worth watching (link below). Care home trials virtual cycling trips for dementia patients Stapely Care HomeRead more.
A Personal Journey
Establishing DROP has been a very personal journey for Sharyn and Ross McCarthy, with two living parent diagnosed with theRead more.
Dementia Umbrella Term for All Dementia and Alzheimer Types
Dementia is the umbrella name for all types of dementia and alzheimers. There is 1 new diagnosis every 3 seconds,Read more.
Caregiver burnout (whether you as a spouse, other family member or employed caregiver caring for someone with dementia) is veryRead more.
Retaining Facts versus Not Retaining Facts
Please always try and remember when interacting with someone with dementia / alzheimers, that your memory will be retaining allRead more.