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What is the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia?

  Tuesday, March 26, 2019

What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia? Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, what’s the difference? Dealing with a diagnosis can be scary at first, but when you’re faced with it, there are some distinct differences to be aware of. Firstly, dementia is not a disease. It’s an umbrella term for the symptoms and changes to the brain, with Alzheimer’s as a sub-type.  irreversible degeneration (process of decline) of the brain with memory loss and failing cognitive fun.....Read More

Treat Mum this Mother's Day

  Monday, March 18, 2019

Have you got plans for Mother's Day? Why not treat Mum to a wonderful afternoon tea in the Woodlands café at the Willows. Dementia, parent and child friendly, we would love for you to join us. The Woodlands café at The Willows Dementia Hub is part of our specialist centre to provide high-quality support and care for people living with dementia in Heywood, Middleton, and Rochdale, and their families. Did you know? The origins of afternoon tea can be traced back to 1840, when Anna Maria, the Seve.....Read More

What are the Different Stages of Dementia?

  Monday, March 11, 2019

Understanding Dementia can feel a little overwhelming. Is it a disease? What are the symptoms? How does it progress? This article will breakdown what is Dementia, what key signs to look out for and what the different stages can be.  Dementia is not a condition in its own right. It is the term that refers to a number of symptoms and diseases that affect memory and certain brain functions, which includes a Alzheimer’s disease (the most common form of dementia). You can read more on the difference between Alz.....Read More