Living with dementia - our magazine

HarrietD

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December/January issue out now

Our 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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Click below to read some articles from this month's issue:

Swallowing problems
We asked you in this discussion how you'd help someone who is having difficulties swallowing (otherwise known as dysphagia). Read what TP members had to say above

Preparing for Christmas
They say Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but it can be a stressful and worrying time for people with dementia and their carers

Hospital trauma
A woman horrified by her stepfather's hospital stay wants dementia care to improve

Well-versed
Poetry, song and reminiscence can help maintain connections as dementia progresses

Jenny's diary
Supporting discussions about dementia with people who have a learning disability

Every community
A Dementia Friends Champion using resources with black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

You can read the rest of the articles or download a PDF copy of Living with Dementia by visiting the website page >here<

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To receive your copy of each new Living with dementia magazine in the post, please visit alzheimers.org.uk/withus, email withus@alzheimers.org.uk or call 0330 333 0804.

Have your say

What did you think of this month's issue? We'd love to hear your thoughts - you can comment on this thread, or email the magazine team at magazine@alzheimers.org.uk

Thanks everyone, and I hope you enjoy the latest edition :)
 

HarrietD

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March/April issue out now

Our 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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Click below to read a few articles from this month's issue:

A fighting chance
A woman with dementia and her husband share how a home support service has benefited them

Making the team
One man talks about how he created a home care package for his mother, who has dementia

Saving Oldwell
Read about the successful campaign to save a day centre for people affected by dementia in Cardiff

Game on
Bringing younger men with dementia together to enjoy physical activities

Carers together
Carers in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, come together for peer support

You can read the rest of the articles or download a PDF copy of Living with Dementia by visiting the website page >here<

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To receive your copy of each new Living with dementia magazine in the post, please visit alzheimers.org.uk/withus, email withus@alzheimers.org.uk or call 0330 333 0804.

Have your say

What did you think of this month's issue? We'd love to hear your thoughts - you can comment on this thread, or email the magazine team at magazine@alzheimers.org.uk

Thanks everyone :)
 

HarrietD

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June/July issue out now

Our 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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Click below to read a few articles from this month's issue:

Understanding risk
A man whose father has dementia is taking part in Alzheimer's Society-funded research

Opening the door
Find out how one man with dementia overcame his anxiety about going to support groups

Back home
A scheme to support people whose relatives with dementia might go missing

Hearing the person
Helping people's voices to be heard even when communication may seem lost

Stopping driving
What to do if a person with dementia has been told they must stop driving but won't

You can read the rest of the articles or download a PDF copy of Living with Dementia by visiting the website page >here<

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To receive your copy of each new Living with dementia magazine in the post, please visit alzheimers.org.uk/withus, email withus@alzheimers.org.uk or call 0330 333 0804.

Have your say

What did you think of this month's issue? We'd love to hear your thoughts - you can comment on this thread, or email the magazine team at magazine@alzheimers.org.uk

Thanks everyone :)
 

HarrietD

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Aug/Sept issue out now

Our 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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Click below to read a few articles from this month's issue:

Still proud
Abdus Shahid has Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD), but still retains a strong identity

With and without her
Rachael was together with Irene for 33 years, and cared for her as her dementia progressed

Sporting chance
The first ever dementia-friendly cricket match took place at the Oval this summer

Tomorrow's care
Time for Dementia helps healthcare students understand the condition's impact

Far from alone
The Carer Information and Support Programme (CrISP) brings carers together

You can read the rest of the articles or download a PDF copy of Living with Dementia by visiting the website page >here<

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To receive your copy of each new Living with Dementia magazine in the post, please visit alzheimers.org.uk/withus, email withus@alzheimers.org.uk or call 0330 333 0804.

Have your say

What did you think of this month's issue? We'd love to hear your thoughts - you can comment on this thread, or email the magazine team at magazine@alzheimers.org.uk

Thanks everyone :)
 

HarrietD

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Oct/Nov issue out now

Our 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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Click below to read a few articles from this month's issue:

Do what you love
After his dementia diagnosis, Will still enjoys sports with support from Side by Side

Finding her voice
Charlotte talks about the strain that young carers face, which often goes unrecognised

Help in hospital
Dementia support in Leicester before, during and after hospital

Feel for the water
Making swimming pools safe, fun and welcoming for people affected by dementia

Elizabeth is Missing
A mystery that has bewitched many readers, featuring an 82 year old woman with dementia

You can read the rest of the articles or download a PDF copy of Living with Dementia by visiting the website page >here<

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To receive your copy of each new Living with Dementia magazine in the post, please visit alzheimers.org.uk/withus, email withus@alzheimers.org.uk or call 0330 333 0804.

Have your say

What did you think of this month's issue? We'd love to hear your thoughts - you can comment on this thread, or email the magazine team at magazine@alzheimers.org.uk

Thanks everyone :)
 

Katrine

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I like the smaller format, which can be tucked into a handbag to be read as and when. The A4 size was inconvenient.
 

HarrietD

Administrator
Staff member
Apr 29, 2014
5,886
0
London
Dec/Jan issue out now

Our 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.

LWDDec16Jan17_cover455.jpg

Click below to read a few articles from this month's issue:

Pride of Britain
Songaminute Man's family, the McDermotts, tell the story behind the headlines

Part of the movement
Meet Shelagh, one of the people with dementia who is campaigning for change

Football friends
Reminiscing about sporting memories at Leyton Orient FC

Hospice partnership
Improving care for people with dementia as the condition becomes more advanced

Out in the world
A walking group in Carlisle helps people affected by dementia to get outdoors

You can read the rest of the articles or download a PDF copy of Living with Dementia by visiting the website page >here<

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To receive your copy of each new Living with Dementia magazine in the post, please visit alzheimers.org.uk/withus, email withus@alzheimers.org.uk or call 0330 333 0804.

Have your say

What did you think of this month's issue? We'd love to hear your thoughts - you can comment on this thread, or email the magazine team at magazine@alzheimers.org.uk

Thanks everyone :)