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A Tribute to Michael Mumby: A Special CONNECT Member

Mike Mumby was a well-loved member of CONNECT and supported other couples facing dementia. Guideposts' Liz reflects on the special person Mike was.

“I’ve realised I’m capable of things I wasn’t so sure about”

Follow Maria's journey as she gains confidence, finds happiness in making a difference, and takes on new challenges.

Supporting A Loved One With Dementia Over Christmas

Christmas can be a stressful time for people with dementia and their loved ones. From unfamiliar decorations to festive food, our guide can help you navigate challenges.

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“Dementia can be a very lonely place”- Pat’s Experience

A recent report from Carers UK found a third of carers always or often feel lonely. Half of carers feel...

Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home

Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home

20 May 2022 Dementia Action Week takes place in May each year. The week, instigated by Alzheimer’s Society, is driven...

Support of Friendships

Having strong relationships that give a sense of love, belonging and acceptance is important in our lives. We spoke to some members of Guideposts’ Community Mental Health Hub at Henry Smith House, who told us why their friendships are so valuable.

The Struggles of Looking After a Loved One

There are millions of unpaid carers throughout the UK who are at risk of burning out right now. This is why it’s more important than ever that carers get the help and support they need to prioritise their own health and wellbeing.

Celebrating Love and Support with Guideposts CONNECT Members

Mike and Laura recently shared their anniversary celebration with their CONNECT group, to thank them for all the love, help and support they have received.

Group Volunteer: Becky

Becky is a volunteer for our CONNECT groups in Gloucestershire, as well as with the Dementia Wellbeing Hub. She lives with some difficulties in her own life, and we spoke to her about how her volunteering helps her overcome these.

Personal Connection

Many of our in-person groups have been meeting again in the last few weeks, and it’s wonderful to make personal connections again.