We hear from Erik, who since becoming a D... Read more
Nicky Bellenger has been a volunteer Dementia Friends Ambassadors w... Read more
It is fantastic that you are already thinking about how to engage s... Read more
Volunteers' Week (1-7 June) celebrates the amazing impact millions of people make across the UK through volunteering in their communities.
During the Week, we heard from Nicky and Emdad a... Read more
It’s not called getting old, it’s called getting ill.
Each year, Alzheimer's Society works with individuals and or... Read more
David wrote this poem about his mum’s journey with Frontotemporal Dementia and Aphasia, and the impact this has on her and those supporting her. Telling us: “I’m sure... Read more
Dementia Friend and store owner Trudy Davies is committed to doing good in her local community, and beyond. A keen supporter of many charities, Trudy is passionate about supporting good causes. Her... Read more
Thank you to Simon for taking the time to share this beautiful poem inspired by his experience visiting his mum. Simon told us:
Thank you to Dementia Friend Naomi for sharing this beautiful poem written for her mother who has vascular dementia. Naomi said: “I hope it will help those reading it as much as it helped me writin... Read more
We hear from John, who is living with dementia and determined to keep busy, staying active in his community and providing support to others.