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The latest on the lockdown

The latest on the lockdown

Lockdown restrictions are easing slightly and the government has released their plan for the future gradual lift of lockdown measures.  So what has changed? There is now no limit on time allowed for exercise. People in England are also allowed to meet with one other...

Supermarket and online shopping update

Supermarket and online shopping update

With varying opening hours and limiting movement restrictions, doing the weekly shop has definitely been a bit more challenging for most people recently. As the lockdown restrictions start to slowly lift, how is this affecting supermarkets and their delivery services?...

Hay fever or COVID-19? Clarifying the symptoms

Hay fever or COVID-19? Clarifying the symptoms

With common colds, the flu and COVID-19 sharing some similar symptoms, this can be an anxious time.  Now that hay fever season is also underway, there’s another option to add to the list - so what differences are there between the symptoms of COVID-19 and hay fever?...

Singing For the Brain LIVE on Facebook, with Vicky McClure.

Singing For the Brain LIVE on Facebook, with Vicky McClure.

Alzheimer’s Society’s Singing for the Brain brings people together to sing a variety of the songs we all know and love.   Alzheimer’s Society are  putting on a national virtual ‘Singing for the Brain’ singalong on Thursday 30th April at 3pm on Facebook Live.  They...

Welcome to Distancing with Dementia

Welcome to Distancing with Dementia

Hello! Welcome to Distancing with Dementia. Thanks for stopping by. This website is an initiative from DCAN - the Dementia Change Action Network.  We've created it to spread an important message for anybody affected by dementia: "You’re not on your own". Even in...

Spain's large-scale study on the coronavirus indicates just 5% of its population has developed antibodies, strengthening evidence that a so-called herd immunity to Covid-19 is "unachievable," the medical journal the Lancet reported https://cnn.it/3f3MczV

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