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A Treasure Chest of Tips: to help you to keep living as well as you can

From people with dementia, for people with dementia

Slide As Wendy Mitchell says: I treat dementia as a game. It throws me a challenge and I solve it to try and keep one step ahead… But that’s what dementia is all about, a life of adapting.

Slide As Wendy Mitchell says: I treat dementia as a game. It throws me a challenge and I solve it to try and keep one step ahead… But that’s what dementia is all about, a life of adapting.

Are you living with a diagnosis of dementia, or think you may have it?

If you want to learn from and share with others ‘in the same boat’, you’re in the right place!

The Tip-Share website is bursting with Tips, work-arounds and short cuts. All from people with dementia themselves. And these will grow and grow.

The website aims to be clear, easy to use, searchable and informative. We’d love you to use it, contribute – and even become a Tip-Sharer yourself!

Here are a few examples of some of our Tips…

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We have tried to make this website as accessible as possible. You can increase the size of the words, or if you prefer, you can listen instead of reading (click on tabs at top right of any page). To get back to the Home Page, just click on the Back to Home arrow at the top left of the pages, and to get back to the top of the page, just click on the box at the bottom right of the page.

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The content of this website is solely and intentionally made up of Tips shared by people with dementia themselves. Innovations in Dementia is not able to take any responsibility for these, or to give ‘professional’ advice, information or sign-posting ourselves.

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What tips do ppl w dementia have about sight issues?

"I avoid bright sunshine & bright colours."

"Get a lamp you can move around to where you want it."

"Double the usual levels of light."

"Clean your glasses often.".

Watch out for our new #tipshare website - coming soon!

What tips do ppl w dementia have about #COVID19?

"Don’t get obsessed with the news. Keep informed but don’t over-expose yourself to it."

"Keep up a routine... Structure your day to give it meaning. "

Watch out for our new #tipshare website - coming soon!

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What tips do ppl w dementia have about cooking & eating?

"I use a halogen oven. It's transparent & has a timer."

"I use a stainless steel Spork. It's very comfortable in my hand, & looks nice & ordinary."

Watch out for our new #tipshare website - coming soon!

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How do ppl w #dementia keep their friendships going?

"The best way is to tell the world. It has opened up so much support."

Hundreds of tips like these will soon be on our #tipshare website.

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