World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer's month is held annually in September. The aim is to raise awareness of the disease and in doing so, help people to understand what life is like for someone living with or those caring for someone with Alzheimer's and Dementia. According to Alzheimer's Disease International: "2 out of every 3 people globally believe… Continue reading World Alzheimer’s Month

Dementia Action Week 2019

Dementia Support Services Hampshire Libraries are committed to supporting those living with Dementia across Hampshire. Many of our Hampshire Library Service staff and volunteers have attended Dementia Awareness sessions – taking the opportunity to become Dementia Friends. The aim is to offer positive, Dementia friendly environments in all libraries.  Living with Dementia can create feelings… Continue reading Dementia Action Week 2019

Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Changes can always be difficult to deal with, but when someone you love starts to change their behaviour and may not always remember your name it can be scary and bewildering, especially for young children. Sharing books about other people in similar situations can make it easier to understand and help develop coping strategies.