For those who have recently lost their mum or continue to struggle with the bereavement, each day can feel like a marathon. But with Mother’s Day looming, the day itself can bring with it a rollercoaster of emotions. With social media full of tributes, shops full of cards and gifts, as well as inboxes filled with reminders, there is no getting away from it. However, there are a few things you can do to make the day a little easier….


Receiving a diagnosis of dementia comes with a multitude of emotions; devastation, fear, shock, panic and bemusement. But sometimes it can be a sense of relief and hope!! Yes, relief and hope. Please bear with me.  Fear is often caused by the unknown, uncertainty of what lies ahead and having to face up to a future that wasn’t planned for.  My column is here to offer hope and comfort by helping you understand what is happening to your loved one…