Tag Archives: Help

FILT SSE funding to help vulnerable and elderly people living in cold homes

Funding the Warm at Home Programme

SSE funding awarded to Foundations Independent Living Trust £850,000 to help vulnerable and elderly people living at home alone A recent partnership has started between SSE (Formerly Scottish and Southern Energy) and FILT (Foundations Independent Living Trust). The partnership aims to ensure much-needed help reaches vulnerable and older people who might otherwise be at risk […]


Living with Dementia

Times can be very tough when you hear that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Dementia. The most important thing to do is keep positive and cherish all the memories whilst you can – create scrapbooks and take the time to talk about your memories with friends and family. Some UK stats from […]

The magical miracle of memory cafes

The magical miracle of Memory Cafés

“The feeling of having people leave with smiles on their faces is a job well done” – Heather Rayne, Tavistock. On Saturday 17th January 2015, I had the pleasure of visiting a local memory café in Tavistock. A memory café is a place where people who are living with dementia can go to talk, share […]