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Living with dementia - our magazine

Discussion in 'ARCHIVE FORUM: Resources' started by SerenaS, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. HarrietD

    HarrietD Administrator
    Staff Member

    Apr 29, 2014
    3,656
    London
    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.

    LWDDec15Jan16cover.jpg

    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 :)
     
  2. HarrietD

    HarrietD Administrator
    Staff Member

    Apr 29, 2014
    3,656
    London
    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.

    LWDAprMay16cover455.jpg

    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 :)
     
  3. HarrietD

    HarrietD Administrator
    Staff Member

    Apr 29, 2014
    3,656
    London
    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.

    LWDJunJulcover455.jpg

    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<

    *

    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 :)
     
  4. HarrietD

    HarrietD Administrator
    Staff Member

    Apr 29, 2014
    3,656
    London
    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.

    LWDAugSept16cover455.jpg

    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<

    *

    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 :)
     
  5. HarrietD

    HarrietD Administrator
    Staff Member

    Apr 29, 2014
    3,656
    London
    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.

    LWDOctNov16_cover455.jpg

    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 :)
     
  6. Katrine

    Katrine Registered User

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

    HarrietD Administrator
    Staff Member

    Apr 29, 2014
    3,656
    London
    Thanks Katrine, I'll pass your feedback on to the magazine team :)
     
  8. HarrietD

    HarrietD Administrator
    Staff Member

    Apr 29, 2014
    3,656
    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<

    *

    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 :)
     

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