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Treatment and care to slow the progress of dementia

... summarise a raft of new developments which aim to not only slow down dementia or alleviate symptoms of dementia such as agitation. Studies at present are being carried out on those who have early signs of dementia or mild impairments. A FINGER study conducted in Finland was found ...

How do I help my elderly parent bathe?

... also ask for recommendations from carers, friends and family. One security step to take is to make sure a relative or friend is present with your parent when having a home demonstration. If it is not possible for someone to be with your parent during their appointment ...

How can retailers become truly dementia-friendly?

... is part of everyday life. Do comment below this article. If you found this article interesting you may like to view the full presentation by Professor Stokes and Professor June Andrews on Building a Dementia-Friendly Society. This article was written in January 2016. Read advice from ...

How to cope with your parent's Parkinson's diagnosis

... be times that test you, that are painful for you and your family but the best you can do for your parent is be present and join them in their reality. Take time to look after yourself too. If you're not coping talk to someone who can ...

Maintaining a relationship when your parent has dementia – a real-life story

... should happen but at the end of the day it's about what's best for your parents and how to keep them safe Focus on the present. Try not to worry about what will happen to them or to you in the future Tips for coping when you don't have ...