connection – the silver lining

When our mum got dementia, my sister Kathy lived in the same…
January 10, 2018/by alice_ashwell

Food for thought … Making brain-healthy choices

If you want to get people disagreeing, start talking about…
January 3, 2018/by alice_ashwell

Healthy by nature

It is common knowledge that spending time outdoors is good…
December 16, 2017/by alice_ashwell

Contented dementia – such a helpful book

During the early years of Mum’s dementia, I knew nothing about…
December 8, 2017/by alice_ashwell

Sharing our gifts

Music was Mum’s greatest gift. Author Malcolm Gladwell maintains…
November 23, 2017/by alice_ashwell

Dementia … a process of erosion

When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, it’s natural to…
November 15, 2017/by alice_ashwell

Don’t try to go it alone …

I subscribe to a few dementia support groups on Facebook. These…
November 5, 2017/by alice_ashwell

design for dementia – part 1

When people have dementia, they can experience changes in the…
October 29, 2017/by alice_ashwell

Beyond brain fog, depression … and dementia?

Having experienced my mum’s dementia journey, I’m encouraged…
October 22, 2017/by alice_ashwell

Nature as care partner

Just for a moment, can you put yourself into the shoes of a…
October 12, 2017/by alice_ashwell

Slow down, be present

Trying to communicate with a loved one with dementia can be…
October 5, 2017/by alice_ashwell

Dementia is a disease of the brain, not of the soul

Today’s Dementia Connections blog focuses on the topic: Soul,…
September 26, 2017/by alice_ashwell
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