Rebecca speaks to the lovely Dominic Cardall about his wife of 33 years Gill.
As we all know, having a healthy appetite is one of life’s greatest pleasures – from delicious fruits and vegetables to sugary treats.
We are also aware that good nutrition is vital for our health, independence and wellbeing and this can be even more important in people living with dementia.Read more
What do those inspirational quotes say…if you don’t experience the negative, you can’t truly experience the positive…well something along those lines, and it really is true. We all go through challenges and upsets; life is like one giant maze that we’re constantly trying to navigate through. This means we can get lost along the way, experience the highs when we see the light but also the lows when there’s only darkness to be seen. And I feel that about caring for mum.Read more
If your loved one has recently received a diagnosis of dementia, it can present a whole range of feelings for both them and you. It is completely ok and natural to feel an array of emotions – from anger, tearfulness, frustration, sadness, guilt, loss and fear. These are common reactions and it would be good to try and ensure you give yourself time to manage these feelings.Read more