We should ALL be walking, even people with dementia

Last night I had the great pleasure and privilege of listening to Norman Doidge talk about his latest book, The Brain’s Way of Healing at the beautiful Adelaide Town Hall. I was especially interested in his scientific rationale for the value of walking, and yes, surprise surprise, even people with dementia should be walking. Norman discussed…

Rehabilitation for dementia

There is emerging evidence for non pharmacological interventions for dementia, and evidence for life style changes as a way of preventing a diagnosis of dementia. It is, for me and many others living better with dementia, in spite of the sector telling us to go home and give up, very exciting times! Who knows how many…

Noble Silence and Project 366

My eldest son and I have had to defer our Vipissana Meditation Retreat and its 10 days of Noble Silence due to a few personal things of mine getting in the way, as well as me feeling pressured for time to prepare for a few events, so we have rescheduled it for April.  I had already realised being off the…