Author: Mary Jordan

Being a carer: Look after yourself

Care and carers

Being a carer to a loved one can be isolating and exhausting. Here, Mary Jordan offers tips to reduce the stress and help you share the responsibility of caring more evenly

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Restlessness in people with dementia

Dementia care & awareness

Mary Jordan explains why some people with dementia wander and offers tips for carers on how to cope with restlessness....

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Dementia care – practical daily tips

Dementia care & awareness

We're delighted to continue to have Mary Jordan as our regular Dementia Expert Contributor. This month, practical daily tips for dementia...

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Dementia for carers

Care and carers

Mary Jordan, our dementia expert, cautions carers against imposing what they think is best for the person they care for.

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Emotional thinking and dementia

Dementia care & awareness

Mary Jordan explains how carers can cope with 'emotional thinking' as dementia progresses. ...

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Dementia and communication

Dementia care & awareness

50connect's regular dementia columnist Mary Jordan at the communication difficulties faced by dementia sufferers. ...

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Dementia support: building a team to help you

Dementia care & awareness

Caring for someone with dementia is a massive undertaking and it’s important to have the support of friends and family.

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Problems with vision

Dementia care & awareness

Mary Jordan explains how failing eyesight can be an indicator of dementia and the importance of remembering it is our brains that process...

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Winter is a challenge for dementia carers

Dementia care & awareness

50connect's regular dementia columnist Mary Jordan looks at the challenges of caring for someone during the winter months....

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Helping people with dementia enjoy Christmas and other celebrations

Dementia care & awareness

Mary Jordan offers tips on how to include a loved one with dementia in your Christmas celebrations

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What should you do if you think you are developing dementia?

Dementia care & awareness

Dr Mary Jordan highlights some key indicators that could help you recognise the early signs of dementia....

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