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Neil Crowther: Escaping the doom loop

Neil Crowther draws on his personal and professional experiences to discuss the interconnectedness of discourses of ageing and older people, social care, disability and dementia. He reflects on the ‘doom loop’ that society appears to be stuck in and asks what an effective, authentic narrative about living with dementia might look like…

Ivana Babicova: Pain and Dementia

Here, Ivana Babicova asks the important question: what happens if we experience difficulties communicating or verbalising our pain? And what can be done to help?

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Tom Dening: Hearing aids and cognitive impairment

For people who are accustomed to hearing, changes in hearing ability can significantly impact an individual’s communication and social life. In this blog, Professor Tom Dening discusses his recent experience of getting hearing aids, using this to reflect on the complicated relationship between hearing loss and dementia.