Dementia Together magazine - June/July 2019

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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's a flavour of the articles from this month:

    Bang the drum: Making a difference
    After initial denial and dread about her dementia diagnosis, Sue Strachan’s awareness raising now includes appearing in an upcoming TV series

    Change is possible: A former carer tells his story
    Conscious of stigma and myths about dementia in many communities, Dewan Choudhury wants his story to help create change

    Experience to influence: Alzheimer's Society turns 40
    In our 40th year, we look at how people affected by dementia are influencing how we develop our new service, Dementia Connect

    Match point: Side by Side volunteering
    A Side by Side volunteer in Wales is helping a person with dementia roll back the years with regular badminton games

    Happier frame of mind: Better support for LGBT+ people affected by dementia
    A Dementia Friends Champion is enabling volunteers to provide better support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) people with dementia

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

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    To receive your copy of each new Dementia Together magazine in the post, please visit their website page here or call 0330 333 0804 (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm).

    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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