We've had Macmillan cake, and eaten it too!

Ooh – perhaps there is such a thing as too much cake after all!  I have never been at all disciplined in refusing cake – and blame my sweet tooth for this lack of self-control, so I therefore found our Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday a bit of a trial.

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Poetic Insights

As a fitting follow-up to our Memory Walk we thought we’d post a Dementia Poem a week throughout World Alzheimer’s Month.  These are in honour of everyone who is on, or caring for someone who is on, a dementia pathway.

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WORLD HEART DAY – 29TH SEPTEMBER 2016

World Heart Day is part of an international campaign to spread awareness about heart disease and stroke prevention. This is the perfect day to quit smoking, get exercising and start eating healthily – all in the name of keeping hearts in good working order, and improving the health and well-being of people the world over.

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WORLD MRSA DAY – 24TH SEPTEMBER 2016

World MRSA Day was initiated, created and announced in January 2009 by Jeanine Thomas, President and Founder of MRSA Survivors Network and is the official organiser for World MRSA Day. Jeanine Thomas founded MRSA Survivors Network in 2003 (a non-profit organisation) and was the first advocacy group in the U.S. to raise the alarm about the MRSA epidemic and other healthcare-acquired infections.

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Radio 4's 'The Last Taboo' - Elderly Abuse

There was an extremely interesting and relevant programme on Radio 4 on Tuesday 20th September entitled 'The Last Taboo'. This was regarding allegations of sex crimes made by elderly victims being ignored. If you missed this programme, you can listen again by following the link below

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MacMillan Coffee Morning - 30th September

As promised, we’re delighted to give you more details of The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning we’re taking part in on Friday 30th September on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Research.  They have a national target this year of over £25m. 

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Alzheimer's Month - Thoughtful Poems!

As a fitting follow-up to our Memory Walk we thought we’d post a Dementia Poem a week throughout World Alzheimer’s Month.  These are in honour of everyone who is on, or caring for someone who is on, a dementia pathway.

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BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT – 17/09/16 – 02/10/16

Held in the autumn at the same time as harvest festival, British Food Fortnight is the biggest annual national celebration of British food and drink.

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Alzheimer's Month - Thoughtful Poems!

As a fitting follow-up to our Memory Walk we thought we’d post a Dementia Poem a week throughout World Alzheimer’s Month.  These are in honour of everyone who is on, or caring for someone who is on, a dementia pathway.

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Alzheimer's Month - Thoughtful Poems!

As a fitting follow-up to our Memory Walk we thought we’d post a Dementia Poem a week throughout World Alzheimer’s Month.  These are in honour of everyone who is on, or caring for someone who is on, a dementia pathway.

Read More