Keeping Mum by Marianne Talbot

When Marianne Talbot’s mum was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Marianne found it impossible to put her mum into a care home. Instead Marianne cared for her mum in her own home for five years, whilst chronicling her experiences in a blog for three of those years. The blog has now been published into a book […]

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Study links depression and dementia

A study that took place over the course of 17 years discovered that out of 1,000 elderly people 22% of those that were depressed at the beginning of the study later developed dementia, compared to 17% of those who developed dementia but were not depressed. However, the study results do not mean that depression is […]

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