Dementia

  • 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

  • Barbara Windsor and Boris Johnson
    Life

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

  • Gentleman Jack star Suranne Jones
    Life

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

Latest Stories

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Life

What they don’t tell you when your parent is diagnosed with dementia

And how to cope when you are given the news.

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Lynn Carratt
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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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Food

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

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

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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People

Carey Mulligan pens heartbreaking essay about gran’s dementia

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

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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