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COVID-19 support information

We are signposting the key information and guidance resources relating to the COVID-19 outbreak for people living with dementia and their carers. Where possible we ... Click on the title to view more details

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Creative activities for home

From a doodled stick person to wall murals and clay pots made from dough, there is an almost endless list of creative activities you can ... Click on the title to view more details

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Dementia and hearing loss

The barriers to access support for someone living with dementia increase if that person also has hearing loss and uses British Sign Language. The British ... Click on the title to view more details

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Eating and drinking

Although not the most common symptom to be associated with dementia, issues with eating and drinking are frequently raised. Someone living with dementia may experience ... Click on the title to view more details

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Engaging with nature during COVID-19

We may be in some form of lockdown, but don’t forget to take time to go out into your garden – if you can – ... Click on the title to view more details

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Exercise and movement sessions online

One of the more difficult things to do when you are stuck inside is to stay active. But there are a growing number of options ... Click on the title to view more details

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Exercise at home

We have collated various exercise resources from the likes of the NHS and British Gymnastics that are specifically designed for older people. These are all ... Click on the title to view more details

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Food Buddies

The Food Buddies project has lots of practical tips and advice for supporting older members of the community, people living with dementia and others to ... Click on the title to view more details

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Lockdown Calendar

During these extraordinary times we have been isolated from many of the activities that would normally fill our days. With this in mind, we are ... Click on the title to view more details

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Money, benefits and COVID-19

The COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people’s finances and how they able to receive and managage their money. Age Scotland has put together ... Click on the title to view more details

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Puzzles and games: online and for printing

If your normal source of puzzles and games is the daily paper you may be unable to regularly get these over the coming weeks. Fortunately, ... Click on the title to view more details

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Reading: digital publications

Reading is sometimes an activity we don’t find the time to do enough of. One of the upsides of our current situation is having the ... Click on the title to view more details

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