We take a look at what’s been going on in the world of Unforgettable over the past week.

It’s National Home Security Month

Keeping your loved one with dementia safe in their own home is vital, particularly when it comes to security. Hannah Adkins provided tips on keeping vulnerable older people safe.

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We’re stocking GPS insoles

We’re thrilled to have teamed up with wearable technology company GTX to start selling GPS insoles on Unforgettable.org. The insoles fit into any shoes and let carers know where their loved is should they get lost.

To read more about the insoles, click here.

Three quarters of over-55s have ‘dementia dread’

A survey that Unforgettable.org carried out this week looking at attitudes towards dementia discovered that the number of people that were worried about the condition had increased by a quarter in just three years.

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Harnessing the smell of autumn in dementia care

Unforgettable panel member and scent expert Linda Harman reveals how autumn – the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness as one poet once dubbed it – is the perfect time to revel in the sensory experiences it provides and encourage your loved one with dementia to do the same.

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Theatre review: ‘The Father’

Content writer Hannah and contributing writer Kate went along to a performance of ‘The Father’, a play that looked at the relationship between a woman and her father, who has dementia. It was an extremely moving and accurate depiction of the condition.

Click here to read the review.

Museums become more dementia friendly

A new study by Canterbury Christ Church University has discovered that dementia-specific museum sessions, which focus not just on reminiscence, but on learning, too, can be of real benefit for people with the condition.

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