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Life

Care workers are being called “low-skilled”, and that’s not OK

People are pointing out that carers don't get the recognition they deserve.

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Hollie Richardson
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Margaret Atwood has confirmed that her beloved partner Graeme Gibson, a fellow writer and bird watcher (both are members of the Rare Bird Club), has lost his battle with dementia.
Books

Margaret Atwood’s emotional tribute to Graeme Gibson finds beauty in his sudden death

Celebrated author Graeme Gibson, who was Margaret Atwood's partner for four decades, sadly passed away on 18 September.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Barbara Windsor and Boris Johnson
Life

Why Barbara Windsor’s powerful open letter to Boris Johnson matters to all of us

The actor has reminded us how urgent the dementia care crisis is.

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Hollie Richardson
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Gentleman Jack star Suranne Jones
Life

Suranne Jones’s unanswered question to her late mum is relatable to anyone whose parent has dementia

“She would put her top on back to front”

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Hollie Richardson
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Lynn Carratt
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What they don’t tell you when your parent is diagnosed with dementia

And how to cope when you are given the news.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Carey Mulligan attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 10th annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 18, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
People

Carey Mulligan reveals why she only spends £10 on Christmas presents

Worth remembering as we strive towards a more sustainable Christmas.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“My dad became the child – utterly dependent on me for his survival”

The cruelty of dementia will affect one in three of us.

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Robyn Hollingworth
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Recipes

Love it or hate it, Marmite could be seriously good for your brain

Eating Marmite boosts a brain chemical linked to soothing anxiety, inducing sleep, and calming nervous conditions.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

The beautiful true story behind this ‘date night’ photo will break you

This photograph of an elderly couple having dinner together has gone viral

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Fawlty Towers’ John Cleese pays emotional tribute to Andrew Sachs

Andrew Sachs tragically passed away at 86 following battle with dementia

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Everyone needs to watch this Alzheimer’s Christmas 2016 advert

It’s so upsetting that it’s only aired on TV after 9pm

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Carey Mulligan pens heartbreaking essay about gran’s dementia

“It felt like she was being taken away from us”

People

Sound of Music Liesl star Charmian Carr dies aged 73

The Sound of Music family have paid tribute to their beloved Liesl von Trapp

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Kayleigh Dray
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