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Life at home – Staying positive

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Life at home – Staying positive

We don’t suddenly lose our talents overnight and, through patience and support, we can still enjoy those talents and even discover new ones.

The diagnosis gave me freedom from my 9 – 5 job. I knew what I had, and could get on with doing what I really enjoyed i.e. campaigning.

Listen to some of the Dementia Diaries to hear other people’s experiences. You’ll discover there is a life. (Listen here).

Don’t go home after your diagnosis and just put your feet up. We can still have a good life.

Take time to sit in a bit of sunshine, either through a window if you’re indoors, or outside on a patio or garden with a cup of tea or a cup of coffee. And just take in what the world is providing us on these Spring sunshine days.(Listen to Keith Oliver’s Dementia Diary here).

I keep a diary every day, I keep a record, I keep a routine established. This helps enormously in enabling the days to pass, and to pass quite quickly, to pass quite positively. And then tick things off as they’re done. (Listen to Keith Oliver’s Dementia Diary here).

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