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Stop That Thief, Please!


Written by Theresa W. Bennett-Wilkes

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I’ve been robbed! Anyone who has experienced the trauma of being burglarized knows how unsettling it can be. 865 more words


A simple formula with powerful consequences

I was honoured to be asked to facilitate one of the events being run by Age UK and Age Concern recently to promote dementia friendly communities in West Kent. 984 more words


Self-defence against Alzheimer’s Disease

Surveys have shown that there is something that Australians  fear more than death.

It is Alzheimer’s disease.

For most of us, losing our personhood–those characteristics which makes us who we are–is a fate worse than death. 741 more words


Researching the various types of Dementia

As stipulated yesterday, there are many types of Dementia that have been diagnosed. As I type this, more research is being done and yet more variations are sure to evolve. 306 more words


Alzheimer’s is?

For many lay people, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been known to be the fiercest of mind diseases. What most of us fail to realize (unless properly taught) is that Alzheimer’s is actually only one form of Dementia – the most common form for people over the age of 65. 237 more words

Elderly Care

Alzheimer’s Support Group - Caring for those with Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be a full time job that requires a lot of time and energy.  It’s a long and trying journey and one that doesn’t have to be travelled alone.   63 more words

Alzheimer’s Disease

Dever Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Steps Down

After a rough ending to their season, the Denver Broncos, who have started off their new football season on a strong note, have come down with some saddening news. 262 more words