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Passage of time: why people with dementia switch back to the past

Passage of time: why people with dementia switch back to the past

There are neurological reasons why those affected by dementia judge the passage of time differently, and can access remote memories from many decades ago while unable to remember events of the past few hours. 23 more words

Alzheimer's Disease And Other Dementias

These Are Not the Awesome Tales You're Looking For...

Ah, the wonders of technology! Put your usb stick in the drive, go away from the computer for a short bit, return, try to open the file you want to open, file won’t open, see file and folder names are all weird, try to recover files, succeed partially, but lose quite a bit in the process. 137 more words


I don't want my eyes open (poem of mine)

I don’t want my eyes open
I want the black dreams
The jittery
I want the revelation
Of turning clouds
And pale skies
That drown like… 64 more words


Once in a lifetime

Lets live life,

Moment by moment,


Not in hours and days,

Neither weeks and months,

And never in years, definitely!

Centuries, you ask?

Oh but that is the best. 56 more words


  • I can’t sleep so I’m going to tell you a story about something that occurred today. Well, technically it was yesterday.

    We were almost at the end of an hour or so of walking our two cute, colourful doggies around Tecoma & Belgrave.

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Top tips on Reminisence work for local studies and archive professionals

On 12 April 2016 LSG and ARA NW held a joint training session on reminiscence work and dementia awareness. It was run by Libby Lawrence who gave us plenty of practical advice on how to run a reminiscence session and how to use our resources. 405 more words

Needs / Wants / Freedoms / Endings

I always did use to argue

that needs were more important than wants;

that wants were a luxury; that needs were

a necessity; that your needs should outweigh… 346 more words