Tag Archives: Friendly

Dementia: How to make your home dementia friendly and provide comfortable care

Dementia affects around 850,000 people in the UK, with numbers set to rise to 1 million by 2025. The condition is associated with an ongoing decline of brain function, which can cause problems with memory, thinking speed, mental sharpness, language, understanding, mood, judgement and movement. “Living with dementia can be challenging. Even the simplest task… Read More »

The All American Autism Friendly City

What is an autism-friendly city and how does one go about declaring an entire city to be autism-friendly? Thursday night, October 25 at 9 pm Eastern/6 pm Pacific, on our weekly Mental Health Social Interest Group call, my guest is Dr. Linda Barboa. Dr. Barboa is Co-founder of Stars 4 Autism, author of more than… Read More »