Dear Doctor, I think my Grandma has Dementia… part two

Dear Doctor, I think my Grandma has Dementia… part two

So we are a year or two into the dementia drama now. (Read part 1 first if you haven't already). We still didn't know how best to handle my Grandma and it was hard, but not as hard as what was to come. If only we had known what to expect and how to act with her, those precious months could have been so different....

Dear Doctor, I think my Grandma has Dementia?

Dear Doctor, I think my Grandma has Dementia?

Today is cupcake day with Alzheimer's society! Today is also the day I talk about my experience of Alzheimer's disease. We all have elderly relatives who have become more forgetful or confused but Alzheimer's is more than just getting old. It can completely take your loved ones away from you right in front of your eyes. I remember when my Grandma started to show signs of Alzheimer's I was in College at the time...

Dear Doctor, Mindfulness… to be or not to be?

Dear Doctor, Mindfulness… to be or not to be?

Mindfulness is now recommended for the treatment of mental health problems in the UK. It's all about literally being more mindful of things you already do. The aim being, that as you become more mindful you become more in tune with yourself. In time finding it easier to cope with situations knowing how your mind and body would normally respond.