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Plaques & Tangles is a play that is coming to the Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, London on 14 October 2015.  It features Mabel who discovers she...

University College London & the Journal of Dementia Care are hosting a joint conference at UCL on Friday 20th November 2015. Titled 'Younger People...


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Hello, my name is Norrms McNamara.  I was diagnosed with dementia seven years ago aged just 50 years old and I thought my life had ended, how little did I know, it had actually just begun, AGAIN!

Being diagnosed with dementia at such an early age devastated both my wife Elaine, my family and me.  In the past I had lost both my grandmother and father to this awful disease, so I know...