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Radio Me!

“That was Barry Manilow with Mandy – now please take your medication…” If you’re a radio listener, you’re used to getting information about the travel and weather – but now you could get personalised medical support, thanks to an innovative new scheme: Radio Me.

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Exhibition offers window into minds of people living with dementia

In connection with Dementia Action Week, Drawing Life, the charity which holds life drawing classes with people living with dementia, has arranged an exhibition of work at A Wave of Dreams Arts Lab in St Leonards. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 11:34 Thursday, May 16, 2019 In: Health Matters Tags: , , , ,
Still from Finding Camille

Finding Camille puts the focus on Alzheimer’s

Local film-maker Bindu De Stoppani hosts a special screening at the Electric Palace cinema this weekend of her latest feature, Finding Camille. Here, Annie Waite hears about Bindu’s process for creating this moving, intimate and at times heartbreakingly humorous on-the-road journey of a father and daughter getting to know each other.

Lea, an unpaid carer set to benefit from Csre for the Carers' new support groups (photo: Care for the Carers).

Catering for dementia sufferers and their carers

In a new initiative Care for the Carers is launching support groups for unpaid carers of people with dementia. The groups will be based in three East Sussex towns, including Bexhill. Meanwhile Music for the Memory has released dates for the forthcoming meetings of its Battle singing group for dementia sufferers. Nick Terdre reports.

Combating dementia with music-making

Music is a vital lifeline to dementia sufferers whose cruel illness cuts them off from the rest of the world in many ways. This philosophy is the driving force behind the work of Dementia Support East Sussex as they prepare for their second public concert on Saturday. Cliff Slack, chair of the group, talks to Nick Terdre.

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