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Christmas With Dementia - Coping Strategies
Christmas With Dementia - Coping Strategies

Many of us love a big family gathering at Christmas and look forward to bringing loved ones of all ages together at this special time of the year. If you are including an elderly relative with dementia, here are some helpful tips...

Seasonal Gifts With Sensory Appeal
Seasonal Gifts With Sensory Appeal

Many of us have older loved ones that we enjoy visiting at this special time of the year. It can often be difficult to know what gift to give to someone who is elderly and we often resort to the tried and trusted gloves, hankies or sweet treats

Fun Stretches for people who have had a stroke
Fun Stretches for people who have had a stroke

Here at Activities to Share, we specialise in fun ways to gently exercise – especially for anyone who has had a stroke or who is older and possibly exercising as part of a group

Fitness and Fun for Physically Disabled
Fitness and Fun for Physically Disabled

We all want to stay fit and healthy and this is especially important for anyone who has a physical disability

Learning Disabled at Increased Risk of Dementia
Learning Disabled at Increased Risk of Dementia

People living with Down’s syndrome are at a greater risk of getting the disease. Currently around 3 in 10 of people in this group will develop dementia in their 50s with statistics increasing to 5 in 10 in those over 60

Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget

This week sees many of us turning our thoughts to remembering those who fought and died for us during the war.

Senior Craft Activities For ALL Abilities
Senior Craft Activities For ALL Abilities

Now that the colder weather is upon us, many people often turn to cosy fireside crafts like knitting, crochet and model making. There’s a wealth of books, magazines and websites packed full of fantastic ideas – many even show video guides that take you step-by-step along the way.

However, let us no...

Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights
Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights

This Sunday (30th October) begins a five-day festival in which many people of Indian culture celebrate a beautiful religious event. 

ATS Praises BAT Foundation
ATS Praises BAT Foundation

BAT (Bounce Alzheimer’s Therapy) is an innovative idea that is really making a difference to people living with dementia. We first heard of the amazing work they do earlier this year at the Alzheimer’s Show at Olympia, where their fun stand attracted huge crowds.

Make Their Christmas Memorable
Make Their Christmas Memorable

Are you someone whose mum or dad has dementia? If so, you may find it hard to know what to buy them for Christmas...