Dementia Together magazine - Aug/Sept 2021

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Dementia Together magazine features the latest news, features, tips and advice for carers and people with dementia, book reviews, updates on dementia research and articles highlighting good practice in dementia care, plus readers' letters.

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Here are a few of the articles from this month:

Since her dementia diagnosis, Mary is finding ways to be thankful for each new day
An Alzheimer’s diagnosis has meant a change of attitude and outlook for Mary Best, and she’s embracing new opportunities

Despite the challenges of mixed dementia, this couple's constant is their mutual warmth
Pranab Das, who’s been trying to navigate the challenges of dementia care since his wife’s diagnosis, says he’ll never stop showing his love

The value of planning ahead for the end of life when you're living with dementia
Conversations about end of life care for a person with dementia can be difficult, but people living with the condition have been encouraging dialogue

Research into how best to support carers if a person with dementia has disturbed sleep
Disturbed nights can be hugely challenging for people affected by dementia, but a sleep study is aiming to improve quality of life

Combatting the symptoms of posterior cortical atrophy: 'I'm still me'
Edward Bushnell in Oxfordshire, who is 62 and has posterior cortical atrophy, says he has ‘no alternative’ but to be positive. He explains how he manages his symptoms

You can read the rest of the articles or download a copy here.

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Have your say

What did you think of this month's articles? Were there any that you particularly enjoyed, or that you learned something from? The magazine team would love to hear your thoughts - you can either comment on this thread, or email magazine@alzheimers.org.uk

Thanks everyone :)
 

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