Music Therapy sessions are a hit at Hertswise Dementia Hubs

Music 24 provide music therapy for older people in Hertfordshire Dementia clients and their carers find their musical talents in activity session Music 24 have returned to Hertswise bringing fun and excitement. The music therapy charity aims to offer those who are most socially isolated a chance to be creative with music. “Music 24 aimsContinue reading “Music Therapy sessions are a hit at Hertswise Dementia Hubs”

The inspirational John Ley on life with Alzheimers

It all started so, so well. I met the beautiful Linda in Easter 1985, proposed on Valentine’s Day 1986 and in June three years later we were married. Along came child number one, Thomas, born in October 1991. Sprog Two arrived two years later but when the midwife called for the duty paediatrician clearly allContinue reading “The inspirational John Ley on life with Alzheimers”

Sainsbury’s trials new sunflower lanyard initiative to help customers with hidden disabilities

Sainsbury’s has announced the extension of a new trial to help enhance the shopping experience for customers with hidden disabilities. The initiative will offer shoppers the option to pick up a lanyard, which has been purposely designed to act as a discreet sign for store colleagues to recognise if they may need to provide aContinue reading “Sainsbury’s trials new sunflower lanyard initiative to help customers with hidden disabilities”

BBC Three Counties Radio Interview

As Dementia Action Week started, Age UK Hertfordshire’s Director of Operations, Mark Hanna, got the opportunity to appear on BBC Three Counties Radio. Here he got the chance to speak about who Hertswise are, what services they offer older people with dementia in Hertfordshire, and how you can contact them. Click on the link belowContinue reading “BBC Three Counties Radio Interview”