Tag: Mixed dementia

Can You Use My Challenge?

I’m unable to raise funds for any cause because of my situation, but I would be more than happy for anyone to use my Song a Day Challenge to do so! I’ve learnt, sung and recorded 180 songs so far this year, and I’ll be learning, singing and […]

Six Months Gone! Six Months to Go!

I can’t get over how quick the time has gone! I decided on this, singing a song every day, after reading some research on how music and predominantly singing, appears to be the only activity that works every part of the brain. Therefore, knowing that exercising the brain, […]

Stop Heading the Ball!

I watched BBC Click, on which they report how footballers are three and a half time more likely to develop neural decline in later life. They suggest that the reason is due to heading a ball! This raises a few questions. What has happened in the footballers’ life […]

The Mad Book Chapter 8

So far, I’ve tried to put my case that, Dementia is not Dementia! It’s not about being mad, out of one’s mind, or possessed by demons. We are talking about, and living with, the effects of our brains slowly dying. As more and more brain cells die, more […]

Mad Book Chapter 6

In Chapter 1, I highlighted the ten facts of Dementia stated by the World Health Organisation. It starts by telling us this: Dementia is a syndrome, usually of a chronic or progressive nature, caused by a variety of brain illnesses that affect memory, thinking, behaviour and ability to […]

What is a Carer?

My son and daughter are both determined as my Carers and even have Power of Attorney in regard to my finances and health, but I don’t think they care! Let me clarify, they don’t need to care yet and care in the sense of looking after me totally! […]

Losing My Voice

I’m finding that speaking is becoming a bit of a problem, but I think this mainly due to not talking that much, or that’s what I’m hoping. I am also a bit deaf, which doesn’t help. I’ve noticed this as I’ve tried to record some of my post […]