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  • Hi Lydia, Doctor Jo on Youtube is very good. She has a range of stretches and exercises for bank pain.
  • Hi Danine, I hope you're well. I'd be interested to know if there's anything we can do as a family to make Christmas as enjoyable / peaceful as possible with someone who has dementia. Nan's condition has deteriorated to a great extent in the past couple of months and we're worried it'll be too much for her with all the…
  • Hello Dr Frontino. First of all, thank you for the opportunity. I hope you don't mind me posting a question, I'm looking for advice on behalf of my wife. It's not easy to talk about, but she's 52 and has absolutely no interest in getting intimate anymore. She's either exhausted by the end of the day, or is simply "not in…
  • Thank you for flagging this @Kat Walker ... this is literally me right now. I'm a very sociable person and I need people around me to feel motivated.We have these daily coffee chats at work which help though. Just a couple mins each day to check in with each other, helps to feel a bit more connected. Perhaps you could…
  • We have an admiral nurse supporting us a couple of days a week, she's been very helpful.
  • Hi, we enjoy doing some gardening and we regularly do some "exercise" at home. We put on some music and do the cleaning together. It's an easy way of keeping more active and there's always something to do around the house (folding the laundry, dusting the shelves etc).
  • I'm sorry to hear about your mum.It's a horrible illness but there's help out there. Try finding a support group, we found it really helpful. Make sure to keep her brain active as well by keeping a journal for example. Also exercise can help, try going on a walk or gardening a couple times a week. Here's some more…
  • Hi, grateful for this site. I'm Dan, I'm caring for my nan who has mild cognitive impairment. We've got a lovely admiral nurse helping us a couple times a week which is fantastic. I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for dementia friendly games tthat can help with cognitive stimulation? We've got puzzles and cards…