I am the Side by Side Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Society in Northamptonshire. The Side by Side service is a new, free service to people living with dementia living in Northamptonshire. The service aims to provide one to one support to people with dementia to get out and about, take part in local activity, community…More
Many people are not aware that they may be due a Council Tax rebate if they have someone living with them with impaired mental capacity(this includes people living with dementia)visit the borough council web-site to claim on-line or contact the borough to make a paper claim.If the person lives alone you may be able to…More
The Handy person Service is now offering Home Energy Checks to help people keep warm and well through the winter. Alan Robertshaw will visit clients to advise on energy efficiency, offer help with keeping bills under control and fit free draught-proofing equipment and LED light bulbs. We are actively looking for people who are in…More
Inheritance fraud usually occurs when you are told that someone very rich has died and you are in line to receive a huge inheritance. A fraudster who claims to be a Business Relations Manager from an overseas bank or legal official contacts you through email or a letter stating that a person sharing your family…More
What is Dementia Friends? Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, talks and acts about the condition. Dementia touches the lives of millions of people across the UK. Dementia Friends was launched to tackle the stigma and…More
This is a sponsored post from More Than Mobility. More Than Mobility: Newly Refurbished Showroom plus £50 Off*! If you are needing some mobility products then do pop into the newly refurbished More Than Mobility store based at the Weston Favell Shopping Centre in between Northampton Wellingborough and Kettering. The recently refurbished mobility store is…More
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The Age Action Alliance has created some leaflets to help older people and other vulnerable adults to spot scams. Anyone can easily fall victim to a scam. Scams are looking to get you to part with personal information or money. While some scams are fairly easy to spot, criminals make their operations look as plausible as…More
Central and East Northamptonshire CAB is now giving people access to free and impartial pension guidance in their local area. Following pension reforms on April 6, people approaching retirement have greater freedom over how they can use their pension pots. People will be able to take a lump sum, take out an annuity or a…More
This video explains a very different approach to dementia care. CNN’s Dr. Gupta travels to Hogewey, a small village in Weesp, the Netherlands, where every resident has severe dementia. Is this the future of Dementia Care? You can watch more videos here.