Mark Tami MP Supports Dementia Awareness Week

This week is Dementia Awareness Week, run by the Alzheimer’s Society, it is intended to raise awareness of dementia and outline the support that is available for those people living with or caring for somebody with dementia.

The Alyn & Deeside MP said, “The Alzheimer’s Society do important work helping and supporting people who receive a dementia diagnosis. There are around 1000 people living with dementia in Alyn & Deeside and it is vital that they get the help and support that they need and I would urge everybody in Alyn & Deeside to support Dementia Awareness Week.”

This Dementia Awareness Week they are highlighting the positive message that life doesn’t stop with a dementia diagnosis and are spreading the word on Twitter with #dosomethingnew

If you would like to learn more about the Alzheimer’s Society and the work they do their website is www.alzheimers.org.uk

Please also follow these useful links for more information on Alzheimer’s disease and how to cope with the disease. 

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

 

Alzheimer’s and Keeping Active/Involved

 

Keep Your Pets Close: How Animals Help Dementia

 

Helping Alzheimer’s Sufferers Cope with the Loss of a Loved One — A Guide for Caregivers

 

Dementia and Hygiene: How to Solve Hygiene Problems Common to People with Dementia

 

Budget-Friendly Smart Home Accommodations for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs

 

Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Money Management

 

Overdose Response Guide: Awareness, Prevention, and Preparedness for Caregivers of Addicts

 

6 Signs of Elder Abuse in Seniors with Dementia