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Dementia Carer Voices June-July 2017 Newsletter

Dementia Carer Voices Goes to Parliament It’s been a busy couple of months for Dementia Carer Voices; we marked What Matters to You? Day 2017, Carers’ Week 2017 and had a five day tour of the Western Isles for Dementia

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‘Dementia prevention, intervention, and care’ – New Dementia Research

Here is the latest blog piece from ALLIANCE Director, Irene Oldfather, reflecting on the latest research on dementia. Recent findings from Alzheimer’s Association International published today in the Lancet present an interesting picture of how we can reduce risk factors

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Irene Oldfather: We owe it to people with dementia in Scotland to work together to get on and do it

The ALLIANCE Director, Irene Oldfather, wrote a piece in the Scotsman last week to go alongside our latest publication and our events at the Scottish Parliament. See below for full text of the article. In October 2009 a Members’ Business

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Dementia Carer Voices’ new publication launched

Dementia Carer Voices launched our latest report on the 27th June and brought the printed version to the Scottish Parliament for discussion. It was great to see so many friends and supporters of the project come along to celebrate the

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Dementia Carer Voices Goes to Parliament

This week Dementia Carer Voices is going to the Scottish Parliament to celebrate the over 14,000 we have received over the years on our ‘You Can Make a Difference’ campaign and have conversations about the key messages within our new

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#DAW2017 Western Isles Tour – Day Five

Well today is the last day of our tour of the Western Isles in partnership with NHS Western Isles. Last night I had the great pleasure to attend the 30th anniversary of the Alzheimer Scotland local services and was so

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#DAW2017 Western Isles Tour – Day Four

So I  sat down by Stornoway Harbour last night reflecting on a wonderful 3 days so far. I have witnessed Scotland at its beautiful best the scenery the backgrounds and the people. This western Isles tour has been good for

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