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Dementia, creativity and napkins... yes napkins!

... year in support of Deirdre's on going work at the care home. This positive and inspiring project has seen a huge support from the public and it's our hope that people will be encouraged to contribute creative solutions solving the issues that surround care for the UK's ageing population ...

Experiences in caring for a mum with dementia

... a publisher on the grounds that a similar book had floundered as the media considered the subject too dismal to cover. So Adam crowdfunded publication himself. The book has since become an Amazon Bestseller and has featured in the Independent and Telegraph newspapers. It's also been reviewed ...

Where do retirement living apartments fit into our life plan?

... purchase (and sales process) and finding you services for everyday living? Is the site itself easy accessible? Close to shops, transport and other local amenities? Quiet enough? What's the choice? There are a growing number of retirement living providers, offering apartments ...

Dementia care – How to find the help you need

... capacity their partner or perhaps yourself would automatically take control of their affairs. In fact, it's the responsibility of The Office of the Public Guardian to appoint an attorney to ensure your parent's wishes are carried out your parent must let them know their choice with a LPA ...

5 reasons to retire overseas

... aspects that can affect finances: Travel Costs If your parent's planning to return home regularly to visit family and friends, or pay for transport costs for you and your children to visit it's important for them to consider how much this is likely to cost. While costs ...

How to cope with early onset dementia

... working with and for younger people with dementia. YPWD has embarked on producing a series of books of this genre as there were no publications specifically for younger people with dementia on the market. Our aim is simple. We want to ensure that people live well with ...

Tips on safely managing money for the less mobile

... a legal and binding way of handing over complete management of finances to someone else. They will need to contact the Office of the Public Guardian or a solicitor to obtain further details and to set this up. If they do this, they must inform their bank ...

Gardening tips for older people

... stroll and lunch. For anyone who likes to see what others are doing, the NGS Yellow Book lists private gardens open to the public on a few days a year. If you found this article helpful, why not join the family? Kathy Lawrence ...